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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.

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.

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

  • Case controls - Danfoss
    Case controls

    Your refrigeration system is the natural place to look for energy efficiency gains. To unlock that potential, you need a controller, expansion valve, and high accuracy sensors that are smart enough to make the technology work together—and a system manager that can help you see and control the bigger picture.

  • Danfoss solutions for CO2 refrigeration in food retail
    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.

  • HVAC integration in supermarkets - Danfoss
    HVAC integration in supermarkets

    Align your heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems, to save money, safeguard stock, and reduce your environmental impact. Integrated solutions unlock the full potential of each application and increases the efficiency of the entire system.

  • 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.

  • Small Store Cooling - Danfoss
    Small format stores

    Small Store Solutions from Danfoss are adapted to the particular requirements of small stores when it comes to food retail refrigeration.

  • Smart store - grid-integration - Danfoss
    Smart energy

    Energy cost is one of the biggest expenses in the daily operation of your supermarkets. Therefore, retailers increasingly look to enhance the energy efficiency within the stores.

Highlighted products

  • Evaporator and room control - Danfoss
    Evaporator and room control

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

  • Compressor and condenser controllers - Danfoss
    Pack 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.

  • Danfoss AK-SM system managers 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.

  • CTR electric expansion valves, transcritical CO₂
    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.

  • CCMT electric regulating valves, transcritical CO₂ - 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

  • Hypermarket System - Danfoss
    KrioFrost Creates Russia’s Largest Transcritical CO2 Hypermarket System Using Danfoss Solutions

    Globus had an ambitious target: to open the new 25,000 square meter hypermarket using transcritical CO2 for its refrigeration and heating. Danfoss helped KrioFrost—a Moscow-based refrigeration equipment producer and installer—to equip Globus’ huge new store in the Moscow suburb of Salaryevo with the company’s first transcritical CO2 booster refrigeration system.

  • 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.

  • The supermarket aktiv & irma in Oldenburg - Food Retail solutions
    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.

  • Aarstiderne is located in the old manor Barritskov in eastern Jutland, Denmark.
    “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.

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

  • Danfoss training addresses climate change
    Just add know-how: Danfoss training addresses climate change

    How can refrigeration professionals comply with the EU F-gas regulation? What technologies can be used to make the transition to compliant refrigerants? And how can professionals specify, install, service, and use these solutions? Innovation and new approaches require know-how, and Danfoss is offering extensive, user-centric content that builds know-how through training, education, and the sharing of knowledge with the company’s partners, customers, and other stakeholders such as policymakers on several platforms.

Articles

  • Adaptive refrost
    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 5 ways connected monitoring and management systems can save food retailers money right now

    Many new kinds of store facility technologies promise to help. Big data, automation, and the Internet of Things (IoT) all have the potential to save food retailers time, money, and energy, while preventing food waste.

News

  • Electronic stepper motor valves
    Danfoss releases long-lasting, reliable backup power module for electronic stepper motor valves
    Monday, July 13, 2020

    Danfoss has just released its EKE 2U backup power module for applications such as chillers, heat pumps, cold room, CRAC, and food retail—making it easier than ever to protect the compressor in the event of a power outage.

  • CO2 made easy for small stores: Introducing the new Danfoss CCMT Light
    CO₂ made easy for small format stores: Introducing the new Danfoss CCMT Light
    Monday, April 27, 2020

    The CCMT Light is the latest addition to our growing CO₂ portfolio. The valve is robust, accurate, and easy-to-use, with a focus on stress-free valve installation and field service. It has a high tolerance for dirt and debris, reducing service-related incidences and improving long-term system reliability.

  • ADAP-KOOL® case controls solutions - Danfoss
    The new Danfoss ADAP-KOOL® Case Controls Solution
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    The new Danfoss ADAP-KOOL® Case Controls Solution for food retail applications drives down cost and takes user friendliness to the next level with a new smartphone app that simplify design, installation, service, and use.

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