Thor Ice Chilling Solutions, supplier of unique cooling solutions for food processing, is pleased to announce the official closing of its Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) project selectively co-funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. The goal of the project, which was named “Decontamination with Ice” (acronym: “ChillBact”), was to fine-tune Thor Ice’s technology and scale it up for use in commercial plants and assess its efficiency in chilling and reducing the number of Campylobacter cases.
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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.
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.
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.