Connected food retail solutions from case to cloud

Together with forward-thinking retailers around the world Danfoss has taken sustainable food retail solutions to the next level through constant development of sustainable technologies and service concepts.

Danfoss Food Retail solutions offer high efficient refrigeration systems optimized for CO₂ refrigeration and other natural refrigerants. Danfoss components are designed to provide the lowest total cost of ownership, while at the same time reducing the carbon footprint of your supermarket refrigeration system.

Danfoss solutions not only ensure the perfect conditions for food in temperature controlled environments, they also help achieve near-zero downtime on store applications in order to improve food safety and reduce food loss.

Features and benefits

Enhanced food safety

Maximized energy efficiency

Natural refrigerant solutions

Connected solutions from case to cloud

Monitoring and management services

Danfoss Enterprise Services

Danfoss Enterprise Services

Did you ever wonder why you need 24/7 monitoring of your stores? There are many good reasons, the first being good food quality and high food safety.

Danfoss ADAP-KOOL solutions have been developed based on more than 30 years of close cooperation with the global community of food retailers through and more than 80 years in the HVAC industry. Danfoss continuously develops its portfolio of components, controllers and advanced algorithms with the long-term ambition to create net-zero stores or even stores that give more energy than they take.

As a market leader with more than 50,000 food retail installations worldwide, Danfoss leads the development of integrated food retail refrigeration control solutions. Our experienced food retail specialists are ready to help you finding the right solution for your supermarket.

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Related applications

  • CO2 solutions - Supermarket - Danfoss
    CO₂ in food retail

    Danfoss has pioneered CO₂ refrigeration systems for more than 10 years. Learn more about our CO₂ refrigeration solutions for supermarkets here.

  • Cold rooms - Danfoss solutions for commercial refrigeration
    Walk-in Coolers and Freezers

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

  • convenient store
    Convenience stores

    Danfoss convenience store energy solutions have been adapted to convenience store refrigeration requirements and are customized to the needs of each store owner. Learn how we can lower your energy needs.

  • 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.

  • Semi plug in systems - Danfoss
    Semi plug-in system

    Danfoss offers highly efficient components optimized for semi plug-in refrigeration systems. The components are designed to provide the lowest total cost of ownership, while at the same time reducing the carbon footprint of your supermarket refrigeration system.

  • Smart store - Danfoss
    Smart store

    The Smart Store solution enhances food safety and brings down the energy bill by integrated and smart control of refrigeration, HVAC, lighting and other applications.

Highlighted products

  • Five compressor and condenser controllers/ Pack controllers manufactured by Danfoss
    Compressor and condenser controllers

    Danfoss offers a range of compressor and condenser capacity controls for use in food retail, in compact systems as well as in large power packs.

  • Photo of the product family of evaporator and room controls by Danfoss
    Evaporator and room control

    Danfoss offers a range of evaporator controls with thermostatic expansion valves or with electric expansion valves.

  • Product photo of the Danfoss AK-SM system manager designed for intelligent food retail refrigeration
    System managers

    The system manager is the key component of the intelligent Danfoss ADAP-KOOL® refrigeration system for food retail.

  • Product photo of the AKVH electric expansion valves by Danfoss
    AKV electric expansion valves

    AKV are electrically operated expansion valves designed for refrigerating plants. The AKV valves are normally controlled by a controller from Danfoss’ range of ADAP-KOOL® controllers.

  • Product photo of the CCMT electric regulating valves used in transcritical CO₂ applications by Danfoss
    CCMT electric regulating valves, transcritical CO₂

    The CCMT is an electric operated valve designed specifically for operation in CO2 systems. The valve is capable of functioning either as an expansion valve, as a pressure regulator for the gas cooler or as a gas bypass valve with back-pressure regulation in trans-critical or subcritical applications.

Case studies

  • Danfoss logo featureing "Engineering Tomorrow"
    Engineering Tomorrow helps transform supermarkets into “Smart Stores” for demand response

    Like any supermarket chain, Giant Eagle operates in a very competitive marketplace where energy management can be a crucial ingredient to success and profitability. That’s why the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based chain carefully manages its stores’ critical energy consumers: lighting, refrigeration, and HVAC equipment. When Giant Eagle learned its utility—PJM Interconnection—offered a demand response program that provided incentives to reduce electric consumption, they talked to Danfoss to see how they could take advantage of the opportunity.

  • Danfoss logo with "Engineering Tomorrow"
    Engineering Tomorrow allows environmentally-focused retailer to achieve its goals

    Looking to evolve its refrigeration strategy to anticipate evolving refrigerant regulations and reduce cost, supermarket chain Weis Markets partnered with Danfoss to slash the global warming potential of its refrigeration systems by deploying its first transcritical CO2 refrigeration system.

  • Evaporator injection algorithm
    Selecting the right evaporator injection algorithm makes a world of difference

    Danfoss has pioneered two control algorithms that help you achieve this balance. The Minimum Stable Superheat (MSS) algorithm has been an important part of the Danfoss ADAP-KOOL® offering for years and is still the ideal choice for adaptive evaporator control for dry expansion. Now Danfoss introduces the next generation: Adaptive Liquid Control (ALC).

  • Intelligent and adaptive control in transcritical CO2 refrigeration
    Intelligent and adaptive control in transcritical CO2 refrigeration

    Intelligent control solutions are important for achieving reliable, optimized operation and realizing financial savings and environmental benefits in your transcritical CO2 refrigeration solution.

  • Giant Eagle Danfoss
    Danfoss helps transform supermarkets into smart stores for demand response
  • supermarket display case
    Ten ready-made solutions for more energy efficiency

    Let’s give you some great examples on how to cut energy consumption with smart technology. Like building flexible supermarkets.

News

  • ADAP kool family of products
    Adapting to a changing world for over 30 years: ADAP-KOOL® refrigeration control system
    Tuesday, July 2, 2019

    The ADAP-KOOL® refrigeration control system has proven its worth for more than 30 years and still continues to deliver on energy efficiency, robustness and optimum refrigeration control.

  • What's new with CO₂ : New solutions and trainings for Food Retail applications
    What's new with CO₂ : New solutions and trainings for Food Retail applications
    Wednesday, May 29, 2019

    CO₂ is taking the Food Retail industry by storm and is shaking up how we do business. It offers an eco-friendly and efficient alternative to many refrigerants that are currently being phased out – if you have the right technology, tools, and know-how in place. That’s where we can help.

  • Coolselector®2
    Coolselector®2: We did complex. You do awesome.
    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    Coolselector®2 is essential software for engineers, consultants, and system designers who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. Using Coolselector®2, you can easily optimize energy consumption and increase efficiency in your HVACR system — simply run calculations based on your operating conditions and then choose the best component setup for your design.

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