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Food quality from source to consumer

Food service refrigeration equipment ensures food quality from source to consumer.

Within the food service industry, there is a wide variety of refrigeration and freezing applications, all of which include the common goal of preserving materials throughout the food chain from early stage processing through final product storage.

Common performance characteristics exist across each of the applications and include high energy efficiency through accurate temperature control and high reliability. Other common characteristics include the desire for quiet, compact equipment.

Applications include Cold Rooms, Glass Door Merchandisers, Ice Cream Machines, Commercial Ice Making Machines, and Milk Cooling Tanks.

Danfoss offers a wide range of mechanical, electronic controls and compressors that meet the challenging demands of the industrial ice-making process.

Features and benefits

Superior temperature control

Stainless steel products for aggressive environments and the food & beverage industry

Reliable solutions enabling low operation and maintenance costs

Products suitable for use with all common refrigerants, including natural refrigerants

Long service life

Brochure - Danfoss solutions for food service

Refrigeration solutions to lower energy costs and reduce environmental impact

With a wide portfolio of modern and reliable components, Danfoss enables you to engineer energy efficient refrigeration systems suitable for all refrigerants. Read more about our range of refrigeration controls in this brochure.


Type Name Language Valid for Updated Download File type
Brochure Food Service Brochure Korean Multiple 25 Jun, 2015 3.0 MB .pdf
Brochure Food Service Brochure (ENUS) English United States 01 Aug, 2018 7.4 MB .pdf

Related applications

  • Cold rooms - Danfoss solutions for commercial refrigeration
    Cold rooms

    Danfoss solutions for cold rooms help keep the food fresh and safe for consumption and therefore contribute to reducing food loss and waste.

  • Commercial ice making machines - Danfoss solutions for commercial refrigeration
    Commercial ice making machines

    Danfoss offers a wide range of parts for commercial ice making machines. Find ice maker compressors, valves, electronic controls and much more here.

  • Commercial refrigerators and freezers Danfoss
    Commercial refrigerators and freezers

    Reach-in cabinet designed to receive and store fresh, frozen or pre-cooled products. Typically a stainless steel, self-contained unit used in professional kitchens, bakeries, and laboratories.

  • Cases - Cold Rooms - Danfoss
    Display cases

    Accurate temperature and operation control of display cases and cold rooms are vital for high-quality and safe food products. Find your solution here.

  • Glass door merchandiser - Danfoss solutions for commercial refrigeration
    Glass door merchandisers

    Danfoss offers a wide variety of solutions for glass door merchandisers. Read more about our commercial glass door fridge components here.

  • Commercial ice cream machines - Danfoss solutions for commercial refrigeration
    Ice cream machines

    At Danfoss you will find a wide variety of solutions for the ice cream maker industry. Learn more about our commercial ice cream maker parts here.

Related solutions

  • IoT & cloud solutions Danfoss
    IoT & cloud solutions

    Through the VeBox cloud-based infrastructure, the Danfoss Prosa telemetry devices and the electronic controllers, Danfoss provides a complete telemetry & cloud solution to the food and beverage industry, for installation in various types of equipment.

Case studies

  • Mother with child in supermarket's cooling section
    Danish supermarkets turned into heat suppliers

    A Danish supermarket fulfills 95 percent of its heating demand from its own cooling display cases. The chain has installed Danfoss heat recovery units and managed to halve its CO2 footprint in five years. Imagine if this was done in all supermarkets in the world.

  • Hot gas defrost - the next step in commercial kitchen refrigeration
    Hot gas defrost - the next step in commercial kitchen refrigeration

    As authorities and customers focus on energy efficiency standards and ratings to understand not just what a commercial refrigeration unit costs to buy, but what it costs to operate, the refrigeration design engineer needs to look again at the fundamentals and consider new approaches.

  • Danfoss solutions keep beer cold without warming the planet
    Danfoss solutions keep beer cold without warming the planet

    Testing at the Danfoss Cooling Application Development Center (ADC) in Baltimore, US demonstrated how a refrigeration customer could remove 572 tons of CO₂ from the atmosphere every year and still ensure the delivery of cold beer.

  • New dispatch area cold room powered by optyma™ plus Danfoss
    Diaper Poultry invests in new dispatch area cold room powered by Optyma™ Plus

    Diaper Poultry are really pleased with the result. Compared to the old refrigeration solution, the new Optyma™ solution is only about a quarter of the size, it works much more quietly and at the same time it is just as efficient as the old system.

  • Refrigeration controllers - technical article
    Refrigeration controllers - technical article

    Danfoss offers a very wide range of refrigeration controllers.

  • Electromechanical thermostat or electronic controller  - Danfoss
    Electromechanical thermostat or electronic controller – what is the right solution for GDMs?

    So how do you achieve the desired energy efficiency, operational accuracy and safety of Glass Door Merchandisers? In this article we will explore some of the advantages provided by electronic thermostats & controllers, when compared to traditional electromechanical thermostats in order to support you in your choice of temperature control device

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