SS 668-1:2020

Cold chain management of chilled and frozen foods – Part 1: General requirements


This standard specifies general requirements for an organisation to set up a cold chain system. It also covers the management of the cold chain system at the top level to set policy and goals of the organisation to ensure food safety, freshness and quality.

General technical requirements for the common sectors in a cold chain also include the following:

- cold chain operations including temperature/time measurement and cold chain validation;
- cold room facilities including processing/packing room, cold room and ante-room;
- transportation, including air, sea and land, and distribution;
- packaging and labelling; and
- retail outlets.




Status Current
Edition 2020
No. of Pages 45
ICS Classification 67.040 Food products in general
Committee Food Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption -