Definition of cold store in English:

cold store


  • A large refrigerated room for preserving food at very low temperatures.

    • ‘The excavators are unsure what it is, with several suggestions of cold store, wine cellar, privy and wellhead.’
    • ‘The kitchen also leads to another section of the house, which comprises a dining room, utility room, storeroom and cold store.’
    • ‘The unpleasant odours pre-dominant in most cold stores selling processed sea food or meat is missing at Chick Cellar's, and all products are halal cut.’
    • ‘During a general meeting in 1995, they agreed on the acquisition of a cold store and an ice machine, but it was unclear who would finance these.’
    • ‘Following the cheese through its plunge into a brine bath and to the cold store, you see an almost an alchemical process - what someone once called ‘milk's leap into immortality’.’
    • ‘The cold stores also hold almost 500 cattle carcasses which were held as specimens from farms after BSE was detected and these will also pose a disposal problem.’
    • ‘The Bridlington cold store was one of eight across the UK operated by Celsius First which was re-branded from its old name, Frigoscandia, in September.’
    • ‘The planning application also provides for the construction of a central utilities building, a raw water pump house and a new cold store.’
    • ‘So how long can you keep the organic fruit in the cold store?’
    • ‘Before reaching the kitchen, the food materials are stored in the company's 33 cold stores, whose temperature will vary depending on the items kept inside.’
    • ‘Supermarket flowers are in and out of cold store all the time.’
    • ‘And there was a cold store with beef from Argentina and lamb from New Zealand, as well as local beef and chicken (vetted by the doctor as being fit for human consumption).’
    • ‘The immediate future for pig prices has improved significantly over the past week with the introduction of the APS scheme and reports from the UK showing little frozen pork in cold stores.’
    • ‘The new factory will have new manufacturing facilities, a large cold store and modern head office accommodation.’
    • ‘Mr Tougher has also lodged a new application for retention of the existing car park facility, storage compound and cold stores.’
    • ‘The Department said it is satisfied it has taken appropriate precautions in relation to the operation of the cold store.’
    • ‘Workers at the cold store - a distribution centre for fish and vegetables - were already involved in a pay dispute and up until last week were demanding a 20 percent wage increase.’
    • ‘We decided to sell direct to the customer in a shop, which would incorporate a traditional butcher's shop with cutting room and cold store.’
    • ‘If workers seized control of the cold stores and the beef industry they could organise to ensure everyone had enough to eat in the great cities of Argentina.’
    • ‘The new cold store at Puffin's Withybush site has been central to its expansion into new varieties.’


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