Asda looks underground for electricity-saving apple storage

Vast storage system deep in the mountains in Italy will hold up to 50,000 tonnes of golden delicious apples

Asda has become the world's first supermarket to trial a vast "cave" storage system deep in the mountains of the Italian Alps for its golden delicious apples, in a ground-breaking move designed to reduce its carbon footprint.


The initiative from Asda, in partnership with the Italian apple supplier Melinda, offers the capacity to store up to 50,000 tonnes of apples, saving 60% of the electricity needed to store the same quantity in a standard refrigerated warehouse.


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