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Working Group Cold Chain Management, University Bonn

Research topic

The interdisciplinary working group Cold Chain Management of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn was established to facilitate networking and interactions between and among academic scholars, industry experts and aspiring amateurs in the cold chain management.


The primary research-focus of the group is the development and implementation of innovative methods and models for the improvement of food safety and quality as well as the reduction of food waste in perishable food supply chains.


This focus is composed of the following specific research-topics:


The working group Cold Chain Management has varied laboratory equipment at its disposal. This includes a microbiological laboratory for research of spoilage and pathogenic bacteria, a chemicaland technical laboratory with a range of different equipment  (Packaging machines, SAW Technology, Spectrophotometer, aw- and pH-measurements, gas analyser, chambers to test temperature monitoring devices ...).


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Contact information

Institute of Nutritional and Food Sciences

Food Engineering

Katzenburgweg 7-9
D-53115 Bonn

Phone: +49(0)228-73 3886
Fax: +49(0)228-73 6515

Email: Opens window for sending emailj.kreyenschmidt[at]

PD Dr. J. Kreyenschmidt
Head of the Group


Scientists and PhD students



Dr. Ulrike Herbert


Antonia Albrecht
PhD student


Carina Braun
PhD student


Sophia Dohlen
PhD student


Martin Hebel
PhD student


Stephan Hüwe
PhD student



6th Cold Chain Management-Conference was a great success.
Publications and pictures are coming soon ...