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Study of the characteristics of different refrigerated display cabinets
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In order to encourage consumers to purchase fruit and vegetables it is essential to maintain their freshness at the point of sale. Certain retailers have installed refrigerated display cabinets in their sales areas for the most fragile products. This article reviews the airflow characteristics1 of existing fruit and vegetable display cabinets.

Published 01/07/2023

Types of refrigerated display cabinets for fruit and vegetables

Refrigerated display cabinets suitable for displaying fruit and vegetables for sale generate positive cold from 0 to +10°C. Currently, there are three main types in this range that are open, i.e. without doors, thus offering better visibility of the products:

  • vertical display cabinets: approximately 2.10 m high, 0.85 m deep, with 4 to 6 shelves 40 cm deep, equipped with a flat bottom (low display tray) approximately 50 cm deep,
  • semi-vertical display cabinets (similar to vertical cabinets): approximately 1.50 m high, 0.85 m deep, with 2 to 3 shelves 14 to 40 cm deep, equipped with a flat bottom (low display tray) approximately 50 cm deep,
  • the open top island display cabinets: approximately 1 m high, 1 m deep, equipped with a flat bottom to display the products, type of promotional display cabinet.

The width of the vertical display cabinets varies from approximately 0.50 m to 2 m, and the width of the island display cabinets from 1.20 m to 2.50 m.

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