ConnexFM has an active Food & Beverage Council to serve members within the supermarket, grocery, convenience, health food, candy, coffee shop, restaurant, and similar establishments.
This elite network, within our exclusive ConnexFM membership, is consultative. The council serves to assist ConnexFM in creating education, events, resources, and networking while facilitating growth within the Food & Beverage vertical.
Keeping Your Cool: An Introduction to Retail Refrigeration Basics - Part 1
retail facilities management professionals will learn about basic refrigeration principles and theories, the increasing complexity of refrigeration equipment, Regulations and public safety issues related to refrigeration, selecting the right refrigeration equipment, different types of cyclical refrigeration maintenance programs, and best practices when working with refrigeration suppliers and service companies.
Refrigeration Preventive & Routine Maintenance Toolkit
these checklist templates can be used to develop site-specific Refrigeration Preventive & Routine Maintenance manuals. They can be used in conjunction with or independently of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). Use these templates as a starting point for data collection and tracking, and customize them to address specific issues relevant to your individual company, location or equipment types.
Connexus Issue 4: The Council Advantage
The Future of Consumer Comfort, focuses on seven of the most impactful changes for consumers and facilities teams alike. In this article, ConnexFM’s Food & Beverage Council shares how life changed in the aftermath of Covid-19. How consumers check (and what the experience looks like) and an increased emphasis on cleanliness and air quality are just some the many necessary improvements that have now become standards within the industry.
Retail Store Maintenance Magazine May-June 2017
In today’s ever-shifting regulatory world, it’s more critical than ever for FMs to keep track of sustainability ordinances at the local, state and federal level. Find out how others are doing their part to become more sustainable. This issues includes articles on The NYC Carbon Challenge, sustainable practices to minimize food waste, Smart irrigation systems key to reducing water use, and How Waste Diversion Metrics Enhance Store Planning.
Food & Beverage Council
The council is open to all ConnexFM multi-site and supplier members in the multi-site facilities management industry. Connect with the Food & Beverage Council online. Learn more or sign up.
U.S. Food Waste Resources
Canada Food Loss & Waste Resources
Canada’s Partnership Programs for Surplus Food
North American Sustainable Refrigeration Council