Planning of cold storage A cold store essentially consists of a number of refrigerated chambers which are able to chill, freeze and store any perishable product. Certain general sub-structural conditions must be fulfilled to construct a cold store successfully: site selection for easy access by road and train; terrain of good mechanical resistance and without problems of surface water; good supply of potable and industrial water and electricity; drainage facilities. As well, the local availability of labor (technical personnel, skilled labor for maintenance and general laborers) should be investigated. Although…

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