Quick-freeze process improves quality and texture of food products
Food freezing is conducted through a process called cryogenic preservation or cryogenic freezing, which is done using liquid nitrogen (LIN) at -196C. The cryogenic preservation system, using either a batch freezer or a tunnel freezer, freezes the food much faster (almost instantly) and does not let ice particles form, thus maintaining the food structure. This process is also highly cost-effective, as large quantities of food products can be frozen at the same time.
The benefits of cryogenic freezing include:
● Improved quality (taste, color, smell)
● Increased rate of production
● Maximum shelf life
● Lesser weight loss due to minimal dehydration, compared to the traditional mechanical freezing
● Environmentally friendly
We at Gulf Cryo offer all the necessary equipment needed for cryogenic preservation, in addition to process optimization and cryogenic food freezing trials.