Background Fast Food chains must comply with the strict HACCP food safety program. A multinational chain of food stores sought to improve their efficiency and save money. They were especially concerned about temperature in their fridge, freezers and bain-marie when checks were performed manually by teenage staff. Management sought greater probity when no one was there to perform checks. What they did Hot water control carbonTRACK monitored and controlled a three-phase electric hot water systems in five stores. Each unit was put on timers to stop unnecessary heating at night. Temperature sensors carbonTRACK installed temperature sensors to automate readings from the food displays, freezers and refrigeration units. Real-time results on the carbonTRACK user dashboard meant all five stores could be monitored remotely. Labour costs and were reduced control over temperature was tightened. Email alerts Email alerts notified managers when HACCP regulations were breached. Accurate control of cold chain temperature also reduces food spoilage. A/C control Finally, carbonTRACK measured ambient temperature and the air conditioner settings in the restaurants. carbonTRACK showed that slight adjustments to the temperature offered further savings. Results “carbonTRACK reduced the risk of food safety breaches in our cold chain environment.” Business Manager Using carbonTRACK, this Fast Food […]
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