Robust cold chain system needed to ensure proper management of perishable goods

Experts tell the opening ceremony of ‘Cold Chain and Infrastructure Exhibition’

Published : 16 May 2024 10:36 PM

Speakers at the opening ceremony of an event on Thursday emphasised the need for the development of a robust cold chain system to ensure proper management of perishable products in the country.

The opening event of three-day Cold Chain and Infrastructure Exhibition took place on Thursday 

The exhibition has been showcasing products and solutions in the field of cold chain, including cold storage, infrastructure, power generation, renewable energy, safe HVACR (heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, air-filtration and purification and refrigeration Systems), solutions and services, and water management, started  at the Bashundhara International Convention Center in the Dhaka city.

 Organised by Savor International Limited, the international exhibition titled 'Safecon 2024' and 'Cold Chain Bangladesh 2024' aims to bring together domestic and foreign organisations to highlight advancements in the Bangladeshi cold chain sector, according to the organisers.

 Senior vice president of the Federation of Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) Amin Helali, President of Australia Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry Syed Moazzem Hossain, President of Bangladesh Cold Storage Association (BCSA) Mostafa Azad Chowdhury Babu, Senior Vice President of Bangladesh China Chamber of Commerce and Industries ATM Azizul Aqeel David, Director of China Yunnan Commercial Representative Bangladesh Office Li Xiaomi, President of Chinese Enterprises Association in Bangladesh K Changliang, former President of ASHRAE (the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) Bangladesh Chapter Md Hasmatuzzaman, President of Bangladesh Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mer

chant Association Mohammad Asaduzzaman, and Managing Director of Savor International Limited, Faizul Alam spoke on the inaugural ceremony, among others.

 This exhibition, the largest and first of its kind in Bangladesh, features a wide range of products and solutions related to cold chain and infrastructure construction, including power generation, renewable energy, water management, and HVAC.

 With 250 organisations from 16 countries participating, the exhibition serves as a platform for visitors from various public and private platforms and institutions to explore the latest advancements in the cold chain sector.

 Speakers at the opening ceremony emphasised the need for the development of a robust cold chain system to ensure proper management of perishable products in the country.

They underscored the crucial role of cold chain infrastructure in the agricultural and food sectors of Bangladesh. 

The exhibition exclusively features products and technologies that are durable, energy-efficient, and environmentally friendly. It will remain open to all visitors from May 16 to 18, from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.