Month: April 2018

From time to time, we all experience a strange odour coming from the fridge. This is an easy problem to sort out and best dealt with quickly, especially if you are experiencing the problem in a commercial kitchen.

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What causes it?

There can be several reasons for fridge odour. If food is left to rot in the fridge, a smell is highly likely; the longer it’s left, the harder it will be to get rid of. Another possible source is the drip pan found at the bottom of the fridge that is meant to collect condensation within the appliance. If you leave this water for a long time, smells and mould can develop, so it is important to empty it out regularly. Keeping your fridge at the right temperature can also help. The Food Standards Agency provides information regarding optimum fridge temperatures.

Getting rid of the smell

Once …

Home Improvement

When asked about the key features of any popular retail brand, you might list the colour of its logo, its in-store experience, or the quality of its window displays. If we were to ask you about Starbucks, Greggs or McDonald’s, would you also describe the smell of the retail space?

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Shopper behaviour can be influenced within a physical retail environment with the combination of all visual, tactile and intangible elements. One sense that is used effectively to increase sales within certain retail outlets is that of smell, but how does scent marketing work?

Here’s the science bit

The sense of smell differs from our other senses. Smell is the first sense we use, and it is thought that this is why smell affects the part of the brain responsible for our emotions and memories. Smells can trigger memories more than taste, sight or touch.

Scientists have found that …

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