Postharvest losses can be immense, particularly during periods of glut
CoolBot cold room is a relatively low-cost cooling unit for storing harvested fruits and vegetables
Temperature management is the key tool for reducing postharvest losses in the developing world. Very few smallholder farmers have access to cooling or cool storage facilities, and refrigerated transportation is a rarity. The coolbot__ is an innovative cooling device system, which uses an intelligent thermostat system to control a standard room air conditioner to create a small-scale cooler out of a well-insulated room.
Lower cost compared to other industrial cool rooms, easier to repair as well.