08 August 2007

Refrigerated Transportation, Energy Consumption and Food supply in China

Having become the largest food production and consumption country in the world, China has a great demand
for refrigerated transportation. This paper describes the general situation of refrigerated transportation, and
discusses the problems of energy consumption and saving, food safety and food supply chain. The paper also
summarizes current research and the developing trend of refrigerated transportation, emphasising that energy
saving and food safety are the two important problems and study fi elds at present and in future.