How the Global Cold Chain Impacts Local Foods

For many of us, eating fresh means consuming more locally produced foods. Ever wondered what happens to those foods once they leave the farm? Do you care about how they are preserved and transported? 


Whether you're a meat smoker or fried chicken lover, chances are you have a freezer full of wings and ribs that you have no idea how to store properly. Well, we are here for you. The USDA recommends storing raw meat in its original packaging if you're not going to use it within two days. However, if you can't eat the food in its original packaging within a short time frame, here are some tips for safe freezing of your meat.


Contrary to what most people think, frozen food storage is an art and, like any other art, it requires delicacy. If any one part of the frozen food chain stops working, the rest of it becomes useless because the quality of the food is already affected. For frozen food storage to work, it needs to be monitored continuously. If the quality of the food that reaches the consumer is going to be high, then the process of freezing and transporting the frozen food needs to go without a hitch. If you're looking for a company to provide frozen food storage for your food product, then here are a few things you need to consider:

Freezing food is an important part of how society works now. Modern technology has given us the resources to buy something and keep it in our freezers at home for an indefinite time. In the past, we had frozen food through the old-fashioned method of traditional freezing, which slowly cools the food below 32 degrees Fahrenheit. This method has worked for decades, but it isn't perfect as it can cause problems that make food less desirable when it is thawed. Luckily, another freezing method continues to gain popularity because of its benefits; it is commonly called quick freezing. (more…)

Quick freezing vs. normal freezing. Have you ever tried freezing something in your freezer at home? If so, then you know that freezing takes a long time. Even if you just put a tray of ice cubes into the freezer, it can take a few hours for them to form. The same goes for bread or any other item that you want to freeze. (more…)

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