Who Is Winning the Competitive Grocery Home Delivery Race?

The race is on to decide who is the best grocery delivery service. Less than a year ago, Amazon made the news for acquiring Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. Now, Walmart and Kroger are getting in on the food delivery game. Amazon has knocked the supermarket industry off their game with an e-commerce approach [...]


How Supermarkets can Increase Shelf Life and Decrease Food Waste

Everyone knows that, sadly, a lot of fresh food is wasted each year. However, most people probably don't know the actual numbers, and considering that the United Nations reports it as 2.9 trillion pounds every year, that's downright horrifying. However, the solution doesn't entirely rest with consumers, either. There is a lot that manufacturers and [...]


Econofrost Announces New Non-Cassette Night Cover with Traverse Rail

August 3, 2016 - SHAWNIGAN LAKE, BC - Econofrost Night Covers announces the official launch of its new 9600 Series of non-cassette traverse night covers. Econofrost's 9600 series night cover is the successor to the (now) discontinued 9300 Series non-cassette night cover. The new non-cassette traverse night cover takes quality, durability, ease-of-install, functionality and energy [...]


Econofrost Redesigns XL Night Cover

February 22, 2016 - SHAWNIGAN LAKE, BC - Econofrost Night Covers is pleased to announce the redesign of the XL night cover. Though the present design is widely accepted as the premiere "no tools required" retrofit replacement night cover for Hussmann Excel refrigerated display cases, Econofrost took the opportunity to further enhance the features and [...]


Metcalfe’s Markets Reports 50% Reduction in Produce Shrink and Discard

Econofrost Night Covers is pleased to report that by using Econofrost, Madison, WI based supermarket chain, Metcalfe Markets, reduced the shrink and discard in their produce department by a 50%. A local Madison company, Certified Refrigeration & Mechanical, installed Econofrost on all open refrigerated cases throughout the store (862 linear feet) in an effort to [...]


Seeing the Savings for Supermarket Refrigeration Equipment

Why do grocery stores need Econofrost retrofit refrigeration blinds? Thermal night blinds keep commercial refrigeration display cases cooler. As a result, supermarket retailers see significant energy savings, improved product appearance and integrity as well as lower operating costs. The open design concept of commercial refrigeration is an effective marketing tactic for retailers. Any time there is [...]


Canadian Retailers Starting the New Year with Savings

This New Year, Canadian retailers are set to position themselves as leaders of the industry when it comes to undertaking retrofit and energy savings projects. And for many independent grocers across Canada, one of the simplest and most effective energy saving products they can install is a night cover on their open refrigerated display cases. [...]


Thermal Curtains Insulate Retailers Profit Margins and Success

Product loss is one of the leading issues for grocers and fresh food retailers. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), approximately 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted world-wide on an annual basis. That is why it is so important to protect the shelf life of perishable foods at the store [...]