Preserva: The Ideal Cold Storage Solution for Dairy, Food, and Pharmaceuticals.

Preserva: The Ideal Cold Storage Solution for Dairy, Food, and Pharmaceuticals


October 16, 2023


In today’s market, wherein meeting customer demands and quality and nutrition standards are paramount, the importance of cold storage cannot be denied. From the dairy products, groceries, or packaged food items we consume daily to the medicines we rely on for our health, cold storage ensures the quality, safety, and longevity of these products. Therefore, businesses across industries need to find the ideal cold storage solution to provide high-quality products, ensuring safety, freshness, and efficacy. This is where Rinac can be a game-changer. 

Let us explore more about the cold storage solution, Preserva, the Ideal Cold Storage Solution for Dairy, Food, and Pharmaceuticals.

Effective Cold Room Solutions: Uses Across Industries 

Cold chain and cold storage solutions are essential components in various industries to ensure the quality, safety, and longevity of products. Here are the industries where cold cold storage solutions are primarily used. 

  • Agriculture and Horticulture: For fruits and vegetables, spices, flowers, etc. to maintain freshness and aroma and extend shelf life for export and domestic markets.
  • Dairy Industry: For storage of milk and milk products like cheese, butter, and yogurt to prevent spoilage.
  • Fisheries: For preserving seafood, especially in coastal regions, for both domestic consumption and exports.
  • Meat and Poultry: For storage, preservation, and transportation of meat products to ensure they remain fresh and safe for consumption.
  • Pharmaceuticals: Vaccines, biologics, and certain medications require specific temperature-controlled environments to retain their efficacy and safety.  
  • Processed Food Industry: For frozen foods, ready-to-eat meals, and other perishable food items.
  • Bakery and Confectionery: For chocolates, cakes, and other perishable items require cold storage to maintain quality.
  • Beverage Industry: Certain beverages, especially fermented ones, require cold storage.
  • Chemical Industry: Some chemicals are volatile or sensitive to temperature and need to be stored in controlled environments.
  • Retail: Supermarkets and hypermarkets use cold storage for perishable goods discussed above.
  • E-commerce: With the rise of online grocery shopping, cold storage solutions are essential for warehousing and logistics.
  • Hospitality and Hotel Industry: For preserving and extending the shelf-life of cooked, frozen, and fresh food products. 

What to Look for in an Ideal Cold Storage Solution 

Here is a list of factors that you can consider when finding the right cold storage solution for your business needs. 

Size and Capacity

Depending on your storage needs and the product type, cold storage requirements can vary. For instance, hotels or restaurants may need walk-in freezers or chillers whereas supermarkets may require display-cum-storage cold rooms. 


Modular cold storage solutions can meet small to medium cold room needs. For instance,  when demands may vary because of seasons, events, etc. 

Stable Temperature and Insulation

Different products require different temperature ranges and, therefore, it is better to choose a cold storage solution that helps you maintain the required temperatures uniformly.  

Energy Efficiency 

Eco-friendly and energy-efficient cold storage solutions can lead to cost savings in the long term. If you are in a business that requires round-the-clock temperature maintenance, then this is a key consideration. 

Monitoring Systems

Advanced, modern cold storage solutions come with monitoring systems that provide real-time data on temperature and humidity, ensuring optimal conditions are maintained. 

Back-Up Systems

Given the continuous operation of some businesses, a power backup system for cold room storage is crucial during power outages. 

Maintenance and Hygiene

Make sure the cold room solution is easy to maintain and clean, given the costly repairs and food safety standards, 

Design Aesthetics 

If you would like your employees or customers to easily view or access the products, then design and aesthetics will also be a consideration. 

Regulatory Compliance 

Ensure that your cold storage solution complies with food safety standards and regulations including the material used for the design, etc. 


Lastly, initial investment, long-term operational costs, and potential savings from wastage should be considered when keeping a budget for your cold storage needs. 

Introducing PreServa: Compact Step-In Chillers and Freezers 

To address the need for effective cold storage solutions, Rinac introduced PreServa as a quick, efficient, adjustable, and compact step-in cooling unit, capable of maintaining different temperature ranges. 

It has been successfully used across various sectors and industries including milk and dairy storage, fruit, vegetable and cooked food storage, floriculture, food processing, pharmaceutical storage, hotels and restaurants, food and retail service, and retail distribution (cold chain). 

PreServa Range of Products for Different Temperature Ranges

Here is the range of step-in chillers and freezers catering to all your storage needs. 

  • PreServa-P:  It is a compact cooling and storage unit with adjustable racks. It stores products of immediate use or those with a short shelf life including food items, vegetables, medicines, flowers, milk, and dairy products within a temperature range of +2°C to +8°C.
  • PreServa-C:  It is a compact step-in-chiller storage unit with adjustable racks. It stores products with a short shelf life within a temperature range of -2°C to -5°C.
  • PreServa-N: It is a compact step-in freezer with adjustable racks for freeze-storing or holding products such as frozen vegetables, medicines, frozen seafood and meat, as well as milk and dairy products, except ice creams for prolonged periods within a temperature range of -12°C to -18°C.
  • PreServa Combi: It is a compact combination of a step-in chiller and freezer with adjustable racks, only for holding frozen and chilled products. The temperature range for chiller is 4°C to 8°C and freezer is -15°C to -20°C. 

Unique Features That Set PreServa Apart 

PreServa series is equipped with practical and versatile features that make it a market leader in cold storage solutions. 


  • Step-in friendly
  • Quick assembling and dismantling (in three hours)
  • Unitary refrigeration system
  • Suitable for high ambient condition
  • Door handle with key security lock
  • Internal lighting
  • Four-tier adjustable shelving system for maximum utilisation of space
  • Microprocessor-based programmable electronic control
  • Single phase power (230 V) standard 16A power point
  • Non-CFC refrigerant
  • Latch With Lock and
  • Lock defeat mechanism (man trap release)
  • PCGI/PCGI or SS/SS lamination (Inside/Outside)

Designed for high ambient conditions, PreServa is an energy-efficient step-in cold room with maximum safety. 

Technical Features 

A quick look at the technical features of the PreServa series. 

Final Words 

While the core principles of cold storage remain consistent across industries, the specific requirements can vary. It’s essential to conduct a thorough needs assessment based on the industry and its unique challenges to choose the most suitable cold storage solution. 

Rinac’s PreServa series offers compact, energy-efficient step-in chillers and step-in freezers equipped with versatile features. Finding applications in various industries including dairy, retail, distribution, pharmaceuticals, hospitality, etc. PreServa is the right choice for your business. To know more, get in touch with us today. 

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