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Thor Ice listed as promising sustainable food technology in new EIT Food blog

Thor Ice Chilling Solutions is pleased to announce its participation in a new collaborative project funded by the Green Development and Demonstration Programme (GUDP) of the Danish Ministry of Food, Agriculture, and Fisheries.

The GUDP-funded “SafeChicken” project, led by the DTU National Food Institute, will focus on new methods to prevent Campylobacter bacteria from ending up in chicken meat and ensure product safety for the consumer. The 3-year project will involve collaboration with DTU National Food Institute, DTU’s Department of Chemical Engineering and the Danish poultry producer Danpo. 

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CEO of Thor Ice Chilling Solutions, Thorsteinn I. Viglundsson, attended the 13th IIR PCM2021 conference last September to present a paper written by the Thor Ice team titled “New Method of Processing Ice Slurry for Improved Chilling of Fresh Foods”. The paper describes the company’s unique ice slurry method and the patented IceGun® technology which is currently being applied in the processing of fresh poultry products.

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In early November, Nefco – The Nordic Green Bank organised the COP26 side event “Demystifying the EU Taxonomy for Nordic SMEs” to discuss best practices and guidelines for companies seeking growth financing. The event, organised in cooperation with Green by Iceland and Business Sweden, discussed the EU taxonomy, what it means, how SMEs can integrate the taxonomy mindset in their operations and how understanding taxonomy alignment is important when seeking financing. Thor Ice Chilling Solutions was presented by CEO Thorsteinn I. Viglundsson, followed by engaging discussions with expert panelists.

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Thor Ice Chilling Solutions will be presenting and taking part in the discussions online at the COP26 side event “Demystifying the EU Taxonomy for Nordic SMEs” on 11 November. This specific side event will focus on the EU taxonomy, what it means, and how small- and medium-sized companies can integrate the taxonomy mindset in their operations and its importance when seeking financing. 

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How can we address climate change by changing what we eat and how we produce food? Learn more by joining Thor Ice Chilling Solutions and other nominees for the Nordic Council Environment Prize 2021 in a discussion around solutions for ensuring sustainable food systems.

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Thor Ice Chilling Solutions, supplier of unique cooling solutions for fresh food processing, is delighted to announce that it has been nominated for the Nordic Council Environment Prize 2021. Every year, the Nordic nations each select a nominee representing their country, a company or individual who has demonstrated exemplary efforts in environmental protection and conservation, sustainability and climate action.

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Thor Ice Chilling Solutions, supplier of unique cooling solutions for food processing, is pleased to announce that it received a marketing grant from the Technology Development Fund at Rannís – Icelandic Centre for Research in its grant allocation this Spring.

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Horizon Magazine, the European Union‘s research and innovation magazine that brings the latest news and features on EU funded projects, has published an article on food infection mitigation measures featuring Thor Ice‘s unique technology.

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EIT Food Fight Podcast has released a spotlight episode introducing Thor Ice technology and its potential to increase food safety. Thor Ice CEO, Thorsteinn Viglundsson, explains how the technology was developed and how it solves a major problem in poultry processing.

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