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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.

Less waste. More sense.

Less waste. More sense.

How? With Alsense, you’ll be able to easily track refrigeration asset performance, respond to alarms, integrate 24/7 monitoring, reduce energy consumption, and much more — all in one integrated, modern platform.

Food retail industry solutions

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.

Features and benefits

Enhanced food safety

Maximized energy efficiency

Natural refrigerant solutions

Connected solutions from case to cloud

Monitoring and management services

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Related applications

Highlighted products

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    CTR electric expansion valves, transcritical CO₂

    CTR 3-way heat reclaim valve is designed to allow full proportional control of the surplus heat from compressor pack into the heat exchanger of transcritical heat reclaim solutions, securing availability of heat and hot water. The CTR valve prevents pressure peaks eliminating costly system down-time and the risk of insufficient heat supply for store heating and hot water, regardless of installation size.

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    AKV electric expansion valves

    For robust, efficient, and responsive control, Danfoss world-renowned, ADAP Kool® expansion valves, AKV, cover applications ranging from lower capacity commercial applications with CO2 and HFC refrigerant to large industrial applications with ammonia as a refrigerant.

Case stories

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    Danish supermarket cuts heating bill and CO₂ footprint with Danfoss Heat Recovery Unit (HRU)

    A busy Danish supermarket reduced its annual heating bill by 89.7% and its CO₂ footprint by 6.7 tons a year by making use of the waste heat from its refrigeration system.

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    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.

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    They are the eyes and ears of Danfoss

    Danfoss Enterprise Services in Baltimore delivers real-time insight to 14,000 supermarket operators and the demand is growing.

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    A new shade of green for grocery stores

    The supermarket aktiv & irma in Oldenburg, Germany, has pressed the start-button to a solution enabling it to store and generate electricity. The grocery store’s manager calls it a leap forward in energy supply. Danfoss and SMA have helped make it happen. Learn how.

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    “A real win-win situation!” Danish organic food company reduces climate footprint with CO₂ cooling solution

    A stronger environmental profile and energy savings of approx. 30% from a cooling solution that can be expanded as needed. These are the results so far for Danish organic food company Aarstiderne. Since Q1 2018, the company’s facilities at Barritskov, Denmark, have relied on a CO₂ cooling system with Danfoss components delivered by refrigeration installer company JF Køleteknik A/S.

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    The Danfoss Multi Ejector range for CO₂ refrigeration: design, applications and benefits

    Danfoss offers a complete portfolio of gas and liquid ejectors that provide significant benefits in CO2 refrigeration applications. Here we take a closer look at these offerings: the Multi Ejector Low Pressure (LP), the Multi Ejector High Pressure (HP), and the Liquid Ejector (LE). All three ejector products are only available as a complete Multi Ejector Solution™ where the ejector is bundled with the AK-PC 782A pack controller to provide the robust system controls necessary for efficient and reliable operation.

Articles

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    Modernizing the cold chain to maximize sustainable solutions

    This year’s UN Food Day is a unique one. While the world is still grappling with pandemic related supply chain challenges, I can’t help but reflect on the state of food transport.

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    The secret behind Danfoss adaptive defrost

    Before digging into the secret of Danfoss adaptive defrost, let’s first take a look at the most common methods of defrosting refrigerated display cases, and why they’re necessary.

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    Supermarket refrigeration, heating, air conditioning, and ventilation work best as an integrated solution. Here’s why.

    When you stop and think about it, it’s a little strange that supermarkets usually pay to heat their premises and water while their refrigeration system works overtime to move heat energy outside.

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    Why are so many supermarkets now choosing CO₂ refrigeration?

    Around the world, there is little doubt that CO2 is fast becoming food retailers’ refrigerant of choice. At Danfoss alone, we’re currently seeing supermarkets switching to CO2 refrigeration systems at a rate of around 10,000 a year—and that number is growing fast.

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    Managing operational efficiency in food retail – 5 global trends and how to respond

    If you work in facilities or energy management for a food retailer, change is something you handle every day. When the way we live, work, or shop changes, new food retail technology is close behind.

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    Supermarket energy optimization: why efficiency is only half the story

    In the last few years, supermarkets have made great advances in energy efficiency - reducing both overhead and their environmental impact.
    Reducing energy use is valuable, and always will be. But there’s another side to reducing energy costs. Increasingly, the biggest potential saving isn’t only in using less energy; it’s in optimizing how it’s used, and when.

News

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    Introducing EKE 100: A new effective and flexible range of superheat controllers and valve drivers
    Monday, October 16, 2023

    Danfoss is extending the expansion ecosystem. With stable performance, superior operating conditions, and six models to choose from, the EKE 100 range of superheat controllers and valve drivers supports highly reliable system functioning — encapsulating 20+ years of experience in superheat management.

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    ANEO Retail & Danfoss expand “Energy as a Service” offering to Danish food retailers
    Friday, June 9, 2023

    ANEO Retail and Danfoss, the multi-national engineering group, are expanding their collaboration of innovative energy service solution for the food retail industry. After a successful establishment in Sweden, the journey now moves on to Denmark.

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    Danfoss is introducing a new family of entry-level case/refrigeration controllers for Food retail applications
    Monday, June 5, 2023

    The new EKC 22x family brings modern, yet familiar design, convenient setting menu navigation, support for different sensor types, 16A compressor relay, and system integration to Danfoss front end s via EKA 206 RS-485 (Modbus) adapter. The new controllers and adapter will initially launch with CE and UL approvals with more to come.

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