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BC Hydro Energy Rebates

Attention all grocery retailers and specialty markets across British Columbia. Provincial utility provider BC Hydro has just launched new rebate programs effective June 1, 2010. These product incentive programs provide financial incentives to retailers seeking ways to incorporate energy-efficient products into their business. Market Group Ventures, a Vancouver Island business that manufacturers and sells Econofrost [...]


Organic foods and shelf life: A note to the retailer from Econofrost

While calls for a greener world increase, so do calls for changes in food production and marketing methods, driven largely by agencies like the United Nations and consumer trends. Increasing organic food production is one of those changes and has been called "a worldwide growth industry" as demand for organic food grows. Organic foods now [...]


Benefits of Night Covers / Econofrost

RIDGEFIELD Joe Ancona is a third-generation grocer who has embraced green technology and eco-friendly store design. Founded by his grandfather, Joseph Ancona Sr., Ancona's Market on Route 102 in Ridgefield has entered the 21st century in layout and product offerings. Ancona grew up in the business, and after earning a bachelor's degree in architecture and [...]


Save Energy when Store is Closed

It is estimated that 75% of the supermarkets in North America are closed to the public for 6 to 8 hrs at night. With little effort, these supermarkets could claim dollars that are lost during the store's closed hours from unnecessary energy consumption and premature spoilage of many perishable products. Open refrigerated display cases are [...]


Flexible thermal shields for overnight protection of refrigerated food displays

Econofrost Night Curtains appeared for the first time at Gulfood International, the major food, hotel and equipment exhibition in the United Arab Emirates. Gulfood International Food Safety Conference is the region's leading showcase for food and hospitality trades, being held this year at the Dubai International Convention Exhibition Center. The food safety conference serves the [...]


Econofrost in Mexico

Market Group Ventures Inc. is pleased to bring Promolux Lighting International and Econofrost night curtains to Expo Carnes 2009 in Monterrey, Mexico. Billed as the gateway for the world's meat suppliers to do business in Mexico, Expo Carnes is an international meat industry exhibition and convention held every two years. This year's convention is open [...]


Econofrost Shows Reflective Night Covers at 2009 AHR Expo

How to optimize energy efficiency for refrigerated food displays. Stabilizing overnight temperatures in food display cabinets while a store is closed completes a food store's successful energy efficiency program. Econofrost is attending the world's largest HVAC&R exposition to show the world of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration technologies just how easy it is for any [...]


Econofrost Features Energy Efficient Night Curtains at Storepoint Meetings

Econofrost meets with supermarket industry executives to show how their night curtains complete a food store's successful energy efficiency program. Econofrost presents their night curtains to food industry executives at the Storepoint marketing event, January 18 - 21. The historic landmark Hotel del Coronado, just across the bay from San Diego, CA hosts the 2009 [...]


Econofrost Night Covers – Safe to Use in Food Retail Environments

As consumer watchdogs and health officials file a petition to ban the sale of consumer products that use Silver Nanotechnology Econofrost founder Mark Granfar assures retailers that Econofrost night covers do not contain silver nanotechnology and were engineered specifically for food applications making them a viable, effective and food-safe tool to reduce energy consumption and [...]