Cooling is key
Commercial refrigeration solutions are needed to help vendors to preserve large quantities of cut flowers. Cooling minimises flower deterioration by reducing respiration rates, water loss, ethylene production, sensitivity to ethylene and microbial development.
In fact, investing in quality cold rooms and refrigerated cabinets can potentially increase sales while simultaneously decreasing waste. That’s because storing flowers at the optimum temperature will keep petals moist and fresh-looking for up to 1 to 3 weeks depending on the species.
The right type of refrigeration unit saves a big penny on energy consumption. A modern refrigerator consumes considerably less electricity and uses natural refrigerants – it eases the green conscience as they are very eco-friendly.
As one of Europe’s leading producers of refrigeration systems, cold rooms, and refrigerated cabinets, Viessmann believes in energy efficiency, sustainability, as well as in the ease of use. In fact, we listed a few tips for selecting the best cooling storage units for a small to medium size floral business.