Today even more than before, hygiene, food safety, respect for the cold chain and storage in cold rooms represent considerable issues !
The so-called « hygiene package » regulation imposes strict and precise hygiene conditions which must be met by manufacture of equipment used in cold room as well as users :
« Surfaces (included equipment surfaces) in areas where foodstuffs are handled, particularly those in contact with foodstuffs, must be well maintained, easy to clean, and if necessary disinfect. For this purpose, the use of smooth, washable, corrosion-resistant and non-toxic materials is required,… ».
Storage solutions actively participate in the good (or bad) management of the stakes of hygiene and food. Very often analyzed, being frequently the purchase of the last minute on which the main criterion of choice is going to be only the price, the shelves can be the source of serious problems generating until the anticipated closure of the store or the restaurant.
Collapse, lack of stability, breakage, rust, frequent costs related to equipment replacement or repair, etc. : A multitude of problems are often observed.
Quality and monitoring of the cold chain are two other areas of vigilance that it is important to set up, either as part of an H.A.C.C.P. initiative, or during the inspections carried out by the D.G.C.C.R.F..
The organization of the cold room (size, layout, durability … etc) and the quality of the materials used for its manufacture play a very important role!
In parallel to this installation, it is necessary to set up a solution and procedures to ensure readings and daily temperature monitoring in all cold rooms.
SKWARE® and its intelligent racks made of composite materials are suitable for food contact according to the European directive R10 / 2011, easy to clean while being non-corrodible and rot-resistant. They are the ideal solution for the best management of hygiene, Food safety, respect of the cold chain and storage in cold rooms.