Common Questions About IQF Ingredients

How do I use IQF products?


IQF ingredients are ready to use. They are pre-cooked and can be added directly to your cooking or production line, or left to defrost if you want to add them to salads.




How are they packaged?


The standard packaging for IQF ingredients is recyclable.




What are the nutritional benefits of IQF ingredients?


Due to the controlled cooking of IQF ingredients it is possible to see organoleptic benefits.




What is the minimum size for made-to-order ingredients?


For ingredients with specific cook time there is a minimum order of 5 tons.




Are they safe to refreeze?


Quick Frozen ingredients do not go through the same biological process as traditional freezers so you can prepare meals with IQF and still refreeze them. Once defrosted IQF ingredients must be cooked before being refrozen.




What packaging sizes are available?


IQF ingredients can be delivered in bags of 500g, 1kg, or 10kg.




How do I defrost IQF products?


It is recommended to slowly defrost IQF products between 0 and 4°C. To defrost a full pallet will take approximately 48 – 72 hours.
To defrost a 10kg bag will take approximately 24 hours. It is not essential to defrost IQF products. They are fully prepared so can be added frozen if it suits your recipe.





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