Commodity Storage Manual

The WFLO Commodity Storage Manual is the cold chain industry’s chief resource for scientific information on the storage and handling of perishable goods with information on storing almost 300 different temperature-controlled products.

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Commodities and handling information is alphabetized by the first letter of the entry title.

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