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ABOUT “QUINOA BOOM” – A TRUE FOODIE CINDERELLA STORY

ABOUT “QUINOA BOOM” – A TRUE FOODIE CINDERELLA STORY

Due to its exceptional nutritional value, gluten-free nature, quinoa became a tasty alternative to rice and meat and has captured the attention of consumers all around the world. Quinoa has become a true foodie Cinderella story, being used in cereal bars, salads, and...

A NATURAL AND APPEALING APPEARANCE FOR IQF ASPARAGUS

A NATURAL AND APPEALING APPEARANCE FOR IQF ASPARAGUS

THE APPEARANCE OF FROZEN ASPARAGUS MATTERS The consumption of frozen asparagus is increasing at an incremental pace as customers’ eating habits have changed dramatically and globally over the last decades. Their increased realization of the convenience and...

PROCESSORS EXPECTED TO SERVE THE HIGH DEMAND FOR PREMIUM IQF PEAS

PROCESSORS EXPECTED TO SERVE THE HIGH DEMAND FOR PREMIUM IQF PEAS

It is hard to overlook the growing trend of peas, especially frozen peas. IQF Frozen peas have gained their popularity in the frozen food aisle of supermarkets over the last few years. More and more consumers have now realized that frozen peas are just as delicious...

FREEZING IQF BLUEBERRIES WITH THE OCTOFROST™ TUNNEL FREEZER

FREEZING IQF BLUEBERRIES WITH THE OCTOFROST™ TUNNEL FREEZER

The sector for IQF blueberries is growing as competition in the fresh market is heating up. Growers are subsequently moving their crop to the frozen market. Therefore, it’s vital now more than ever to offer premium quality IQF blueberries. OctoFrost’s IQF freezing...

HOW TO ACHIEVE PREMIUM IQF CHEESE

HOW TO ACHIEVE PREMIUM IQF CHEESE

Future growth in the cheese industry is fueled by the increasing demand from the convenience sector, particularly the frozen pizza segment. As IQF cheese has the benefit of being easy to use, it is gaining ground and popularity on the market. PREMIUM IQF CHEESE IQF is...

MEET OCTOFROST AT THE FRESH BUSINESS EXPO 2018 IN UKRAINE

MEET OCTOFROST AT THE FRESH BUSINESS EXPO 2018 IN UKRAINE

OctoFrost is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Fresh Business Expo 2018, which is taking place at the International Exhibition Centre, Pavilion 2, in Kiev, Ukraine during the 4th-6th of December. We welcome you to come learn more about the benefits of...

HOW TO PRODUCE PREMIUM QUALITY IQF BROCCOLI

HOW TO PRODUCE PREMIUM QUALITY IQF BROCCOLI

Broccoli is a food product that’s difficult to thermal treat (blanching, chilling, then IQF freezing). The thick stalk in combination with the thin florets makes it hard to achieve a consistent texture. Due to the varied thickness of broccoli, it’s very easy to...

WHY FLUIDIZATION MATTERS IN IQF FREEZING | A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO IQF

WHY FLUIDIZATION MATTERS IN IQF FREEZING | A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO IQF

A Brief Introduction to IQF is a series of short, educational videos which aim to explain different scientific and technological concepts relating to the Individual Quick Freezing (IQF) method. The first episode explains the concept of "Fluidization" in an IQF freezer...

WHY PROCESSORS SHOULD FOCUS ON IQF STRAWBERRIES

WHY PROCESSORS SHOULD FOCUS ON IQF STRAWBERRIES

There is a misconception that freezing strawberries is only for excess and lesser quality produce; however, this is not the case. The sector for IQF frozen strawberries is well developed and lucrative for processors who are in the know. Supplying the market with...

IQF AVOCADO BRINGS NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

IQF AVOCADO BRINGS NEW BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

The market for fresh avocado is currently facing a number of challenges. A limited supply unable to keep pace with the quickly growing demand, lack of convenience for the consumer with a highly-perishable product, significant food waste, and short shelf-life – are...

WHY THE OCTOFROST IF COOKER WILL BE THE SUCCESS OF YOUR SHRIMP BUSINESS

WHY THE OCTOFROST IF COOKER WILL BE THE SUCCESS OF YOUR SHRIMP BUSINESS

The OctoFrost™ IF Cooker is the latest technological innovation in the shrimp processing industry. It uses the OctoFrost™ patented 3-temperature zones which guarantees shrimp’s core temperature to reach the food safety temperature of 73°C while surface stays below...

THE 3 STEPS FOR ACHIEVING PREMIUM IQF SPINACH

THE 3 STEPS FOR ACHIEVING PREMIUM IQF SPINACH

IQF Spinach is fast becoming one of the most in-demand products on the global frozen vegetable market. Spinach sales and volume has steadily been rising over the last few years. Moreover, organic spinach sales have risen by about 9% in each of the past two years...

MEET OCTOFROST AT ANUGA FOODTEC 2018

MEET OCTOFROST AT ANUGA FOODTEC 2018

ANUGA FoodTec 2018 is finally here and OctoFrost Group will be exhibiting at ANUGA FoodTec 2018, in Cologne during March 20-23.is inviting you to come visit our stand! Use the opportunity to learn about the OctoFrost latest technologies:-IQF freezing...

WHY THE OCTOFROST IF COOKER WILL BE THE SUCCESS OF YOUR SHRIMP BUSINESS

ROCKWELL AUTOMATION SOLUTIONS FOR OCTOFROST

This article is in collaboration with Rockwell Automation. OctoFrost Group is a globally recognized manufacturer of Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) freezers, which are used for a wide range of applications: from fruits, berries, vegetables to meat, poultry, seafood...

HOW TO ACHIEVE PREMIUM QUALITY IQF COCONUTS

HOW TO ACHIEVE PREMIUM QUALITY IQF COCONUTS

Coconut is one of the fastest growing food products on the market, in fact it’s been growing year after year and the market trends project a steadily growth of this product. Coconut is a very versatile fruit as it combines three elements in one: fruit, nut, and seed....

IQF BLUEBERRIES AND COMMON CHALLENGES FOR BLUEBERRY PROCESSORS

IQF BLUEBERRIES AND COMMON CHALLENGES FOR BLUEBERRY PROCESSORS

Among all frozen products, the IQF blueberry segment is projected to be the fastest growing in the upcoming years due to the growing demand from the bakery and confectionery industries across the globe. Processing IQF blueberries has its challenges for blueberry...

CHILE BECOMES CHINA’S BIGGEST AVOCADO SUPPLIER

CHILE BECOMES CHINA’S BIGGEST AVOCADO SUPPLIER

Until a few years ago, the Chinese consumers knew little to nothing about avocado, but together with the countries’ economic growth and higher life style they started to pay more attention to healthier, super food products. Today, avocados are found throughout all...

IQF HERBS – A GROWING TREND

IQF HERBS – A GROWING TREND

Herbs such as mint, coriander, sage, basil, lemon grass and rosemary have been marginal imported products for many years, but the rapid increase of demand and cultivation have turned this products into a real trend on the market. The demand for herbs is steady but it...

THE GLOBAL ORGANIC SECTOR IS EXPECTED TO GROW OVER THE NEXT DECADE

THE GLOBAL ORGANIC SECTOR IS EXPECTED TO GROW OVER THE NEXT DECADE

According to Food Navigator-asia.com, the Asian continent will drive the sales of all organic products over the next decade. They base their assumption on the growing understanding of customers within this sector as well as the government support in the organic grown...

INFOGRAPHIC: THE 6 DO’S AND DONT’S WHEN FREEZING IQF MANGO

INFOGRAPHIC: THE 6 DO’S AND DONT’S WHEN FREEZING IQF MANGO

Infographic: The 6 Do's and Dont's when freezing IQF mango. info@octofrost.comIQF Freezer IQF Processing Line IF Blancher IF Cooker IF Chiller Our Company Our Values Social Responsability Career FinancingtwitterfacebookYoutubeLinkedIn  © 2019 OctoFrost. All rights...

MEET OCTOFROST AT INDAGRA 2017 IN ROMANIA

MEET OCTOFROST AT INDAGRA 2017 IN ROMANIA

OctoFrost is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Indagra 2017, which is taking place at ROMEXPO Exhibition Centre in Bucharest, Romania during 25th to 29th of October, 2017. We welcome you to come and learn more about the benefits of the OctoFrost™ IQF...

PREMIUM QUALITY IQF ONION. REALITY OR FICTION?

PREMIUM QUALITY IQF ONION. REALITY OR FICTION?

The handling and preparation of onions can be time consuming and the fast-paced modern world makes nowadays consumers more inclined to buy ready to eat meals and frozen products for easy and fast preparation and consumption. Onions are usually sold in supermarkets in...

IBO SUMMIT 2017 OPENING A NEW ERA IN THE CHINESE BLUEBERRY INDUSTRY

IBO SUMMIT 2017 OPENING A NEW ERA IN THE CHINESE BLUEBERRY INDUSTRY

The International Blueberry Organization (IBO) has held its annual Summit for the first time in China. Blueberry growers and processors have gathered in Yunnan Province for the annual event during September 10th to 12th. OctoFrost has, of course, been present at this...

INFOGRAPHIC BROCCOLI MARKET OVERVIEW

INFOGRAPHIC BROCCOLI MARKET OVERVIEW

info@octofrost.comIQF Freezer IQF Processing Line IF Blancher IF Cooker IF Chiller Our Company Our Values Social Responsability Career FinancingtwitterfacebookYoutubeLinkedIn  © 2019 OctoFrost. All rights reserved© 2019 OctoFrost. All rights reserved

IQF CHERRIES – HIGH DEMAND AND EVEN HIGHER POTENTIAL

IQF CHERRIES – HIGH DEMAND AND EVEN HIGHER POTENTIAL

2017 has been a year characterized by adverse climatic conditions all around the world, destroying crops and affecting the supply of fruits and vegetables in many regions of the world. Cherry growers is one of the affected agriculture groups, having experienced major...

MEET OCTOFROST AT INTERNATIONAL INDONESIA SEAFOOD AND MEAT EXPO 2017

MEET OCTOFROST AT INTERNATIONAL INDONESIA SEAFOOD AND MEAT EXPO 2017

As OctoFrost Group has become the supplier of complete IQF processing line, we invite you to learn more about the innovative processing equipment OctoFrost offers along with the benefits of having a single supplier responsible for your whole processing line, at the...

MEET OCTOFROST AT POLAGRA TECH 2017 IN POLAND

MEET OCTOFROST AT POLAGRA TECH 2017 IN POLAND

OctoFrost is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Polagra Tech 2017, which is taking place at Poznań Congress Center in Poznań, Poland during 25 to 28 September, 2017. We welcome you to come and learn more about the benefits of the OctoFrost™ IQF...

MEET OCTOFROST AT PROCESS EXPO 2017 IN CHICAGO

MEET OCTOFROST AT PROCESS EXPO 2017 IN CHICAGO

As OctoFrost Group has become the supplier of complete IQF processing lines we invite you to Process Expo 2017 in Chicago, to learn more about the innovative processing equipment we offer along with the benefits of having a single supplier responsible for your whole...

BEST PRACTICES FOR FREEZING ASPARAGUS

BEST PRACTICES FOR FREEZING ASPARAGUS

Asparagus is a high value product on the market and in the case of IQF asparagus, food processors need to pay extra attention to pre-processing techniques and most importantly to the freezing technology used to freeze this product. Pre-cooling is not to be ignored For...

WASTE LESS FOOD BY USING FROZEN PRODUCE

WASTE LESS FOOD BY USING FROZEN PRODUCE

Consumers are willing more than ever to pay premium prices for organic, healthy food products without pesticides or synthetic fertilizers and most of the time their eyes are turning towards fresh products for this choice. The consumers are getting more sophisticated...

PASTA PRODUCERS ARE SLOWLY MOVING TOWARDS FREE-FROM PASTA PRODUCTS

PASTA PRODUCERS ARE SLOWLY MOVING TOWARDS FREE-FROM PASTA PRODUCTS

Consumers shopping habits are evolving more and more towards free-from and healthy food options, including ready meals with pasta as well as frozen pasta varieties. Because of this growing trend, pasta producers are coming up with new innovative products and...

OCTOFROST GROUP HAS ACQUIRED INNOTEC SYSTEMS

OCTOFROST GROUP HAS ACQUIRED INNOTEC SYSTEMS

The Swedish globally recognized manufacturer of individual quick freezing (IQF) freezer tunnels, OctoFrost Group, with installations in more than 50 countries, has taken over 100% of the shares of the Dutch Innotec Systems BV. Innotec Systems is a well-known...

SO WHAT’S NEW WITH THE MEAT AND POULTRY MARKET IN EUROPE?

SO WHAT’S NEW WITH THE MEAT AND POULTRY MARKET IN EUROPE?

Europe is home to some of the largest meat producers in the world. France is in top 3 largest meat producers in the region. For beef and veil production, France ranks as number one, while in poultry it is on second spot behind Poland. The poultry market is dominated...

INNOVATION IS AN ESSENTIAL TOOL FOR STIMULATING IQF DEMAND WORLDWIDE.

INNOVATION IS AN ESSENTIAL TOOL FOR STIMULATING IQF DEMAND WORLDWIDE.

The global market of IQF fruits and vegetables will continue to grow with a double digit CAGR by 2027 due to increased demand from both foodservice and retail sectors, reports Frozen Food Europe. USA and Canada are expected to account for the biggest part of the IQF...

INSTALLATION OF AN IQF FREEZER

INSTALLATION OF AN IQF FREEZER

Iqf processors have a lot of things to consider when deciding to invest in an Iqf equipment, all from the cost of purchase, energy efficiency, operational costs, technical features, cleanability, quality of the IQF products, production hours and down time, and...

IQF RICE – CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

IQF RICE – CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

The consumption of IQF rice is strongly determined by the fast growing frozen ready meals market, which is expected to grow significantly during 2017 and 2022. The market is growing and there are big opportunities ahead of IQF rice processors, with specialty rice...

ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN IQF FREEZERS

ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN IQF FREEZERS

Choosing in which type of IQF freezer to invest, for a production line, is a lot of the times a challenge for food processors, not just in terms of the quality of the end product but also in consideration to the total costs of running the equipment. The efficiency of...

TYPES OF FANS USED IN IQF EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

TYPES OF FANS USED IN IQF EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

There are many different manufacturers of Iqf equipment on the market but very few that contributed with innovative thinking and solution to the industry. It is truly a science to set up and balance all the parts and elements of an Iqf freezer in order to achieve the...

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FLUIDIZATION IN IQF FREEZING

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FLUIDIZATION IN IQF FREEZING

If in general terms Fluidization is a process similar to liquefaction during which a granular material is converted from a static or solid state to a dynamic or fluid state, in IQF the fluidization term is referred to as the ability of the product to act as a liquid...

OVERVIEW OF THE GLOBAL SHRIMP MARKET

OVERVIEW OF THE GLOBAL SHRIMP MARKET

The importance of Asia’s contribution to the global shrimp production is indisputable. Back in 2013, the continent accounted for 85% of the total global shrimp aquaculture production and 74% of wild shrimp capture. Furthermore, Asia accounted for 62% of the global...

OVERVIEW OF THE WORLD’S FRESH AND FROZEN BROCCOLI MARKET

OVERVIEW OF THE WORLD’S FRESH AND FROZEN BROCCOLI MARKET

Today, the broccoli market is growing steady all over the globe since consumers find broccoli a highly valuable vegetable for the vitamins, minerals and general healthy content. Over the last 35 years, the consumption of fresh broccoli has increased so much that now,...

THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES FOR IQF PROCESSORS

THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES FOR IQF PROCESSORS

The global frozen fruits market is expected to witness a significant growth until 2022 with the IQF segment anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 5.3%. Today's consumer is more demanding than ever with the highest expectations in terms of quality and taste which puts a...

EDAMAME – THE RISING STAR OF THE ASIAN MARKET

EDAMAME – THE RISING STAR OF THE ASIAN MARKET

One of the “hottest hit” on the vegetable market right now, in particular in the frozen sector is edamame. Edamame (or soya beans) is the only vegetable which has almost all the nutritious qualities and health benefits you can get from eating meat, and right now it is...

GBC PART 4: BERRIES MARKET – A MARKET OF CHANGE AND DYNAMICS

GBC PART 4: BERRIES MARKET – A MARKET OF CHANGE AND DYNAMICS

In this last part of our findings from the GBC 2017 we will speak about shifts and dynamics registered on the global berry market in terms of new supplying regions, trading shifts, new origins and new types of berries. THE BERRY MARKET IS INDISPUTABLY A HIGHLY DYNAMIC...

GBC PART 3: BLUEBERRIES – THE PERFORMING STAR

GBC PART 3: BLUEBERRIES – THE PERFORMING STAR

As the President of the International Blueberry Organization, Peter McPherson, started his presentation: “Blueberry is the performing star”. This third “episode” with highlights from the Global Berry Congress 2017 will be dedicated to the blueberry market and all the...

GBC PART 1: CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR AND MARKET TRENDS

GBC PART 1: CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR AND MARKET TRENDS

“There will always be new consumers for us to convince” was the opening line at the Global Berry Congress which took place this week in Rotterdam. OctoFrost was there to meet, brainstorm and share the latest market trends with professionals from the berry industry. We...

OCTOFROST IS WELCOMING YOU AT GLOBAL BERRY CONGRESS 2017

OCTOFROST IS WELCOMING YOU AT GLOBAL BERRY CONGRESS 2017

OctoFrost is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at Global Berry Congress 2017, which is taking place in Rotterdam during 27 to 29 March, 2017. We welcome you to come and learn more about the benefits of the OctoFrost™ technology when freezing IQF berries....

OVERVIEW OF THE WORLD’S FRESH AND FROZEN BROCCOLI MARKET

THE STAR OF FROZEN VEGETABLES: IQF BROCCOLI

Frozen vegetables are a big part of the world’s frozen foods industry, in particular on the European market. Even though this sector is diversifying its pallet of frozen vegetables, the traditional favorites remain broccoli, green beans and peas. One of the reasons...

HOW TO ACHIEVE PREMIUM IQF STRAWBERRIES

HOW TO ACHIEVE PREMIUM IQF STRAWBERRIES

The consumption of frozen strawberries on the global market is one of the highest among IQF fruits and IQF berries. With such a big demand and quite stable figures in terms of volumes sold, it might seem that there is no need for improvement. On the contrary, because...

OVERVIEW OF THE WORLD’S FRESH AND FROZEN BROCCOLI MARKET

IQF FREEZING FOR MORE NUTRITIOUS VEGETABLES

As part of the natural process, once a vegetable is harvested it begins to release heat and lose water. This is what we call respiration, and it has an impact on the nutritional qualities of the vegetables we want to consume. If we consider the time between quality...

HOW TO ACHIEVE PREMIUM QUALITY IQF RASPBERRIES

HOW TO ACHIEVE PREMIUM QUALITY IQF RASPBERRIES

One of the most challenging products for IQF freezing are raspberries. Raspberries are delicate berries with particularities which make them brittle when frozen and easily breakable into crumbles during the freezing process. Everything from the natural structure of...

NEW TRENDS ON THE FROZEN FOODS MARKET: IQF BILBERRIES

NEW TRENDS ON THE FROZEN FOODS MARKET: IQF BILBERRIES

Fruits and berries are still some of the most frozen products in the IQF industry, because they have a wide range of use – they are used for desserts, smoothies, snacks, ice cream, the confectionary sector, soups etc. It is becoming more obvious to consumers that...

NEW TRENDS ON THE FROZEN FOOD MARKET: IQF CHEESE

NEW TRENDS ON THE FROZEN FOOD MARKET: IQF CHEESE

There has been a constant growth in the cheese industry over the last 10 years, fueled by the increasing demand for ready to eat meals, healthy snacks, organic cheese as well as higher demands from frozen pizza producers. Today’s consumers ask for convenience, thus...

HOW TO ACHIEVE HIGH QUALITY IQF BANANA

HOW TO ACHIEVE HIGH QUALITY IQF BANANA

Bananas are one of the most demanded fruit worldwide, known for providing a quick and sustained energy boost. They are easy to digest and don’t contain any fat, cholesterol or sodium. Bananas have been commercialized on the market for decades, but the increasing...

NEW TRENDS IN THE IQF INDUSTRY: IQF SEAFOOD

NEW TRENDS IN THE IQF INDUSTRY: IQF SEAFOOD

Seafood is gaining more popularity among consumers and it is now a broadly consumed product all over the world. Seafood is rich in protein and it is a big source of vitamins such as vitamin D, vitamin A, as well as anti-inflammatory omega 3 fatty acids, not to mention...

FROZEN FOODS TRENDS: LISTENING TO THE VOICE OF MARKET PLAYERS

FROZEN FOODS TRENDS: LISTENING TO THE VOICE OF MARKET PLAYERS

The OctoFrost team has conducted a survey among players o the frozen foods market and we would like to share our findings with you. When looking at the markets of different applications here are some interesting insights: Frozen Meat and Poultry The market is still...

SNOW FORMATION IN IQF FREEZERS

SNOW FORMATION IN IQF FREEZERS

Snow formation in IQF freezers is one of the most overlooked cost and it represents more loss for the processors annually, than their capital cost and power consumption all together. The question is why is there any snow formation at all, and how can we minimize the...

A GLIMPSE INTO 2016: OCTOFROST JOURNEY

A GLIMPSE INTO 2016: OCTOFROST JOURNEY

This yeas was a challenging but exciting year for the OctoFrost team. The constant growth of the frozen foods market and the appreciation of our innovative technology meant that we had to grow bigger and expand all our departments. OctoFrost Group has now more global...

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT FREEZER FOR YOUR PRODUCTION LINE

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT FREEZER FOR YOUR PRODUCTION LINE

To choose the correct freezer for your application and need is an important task as negligence can result in yearly costs that will exceed the total investment. Often overlooked are difficult to measure values like dehydration and the value of an enhanced appearance...

DEHYDRATION DURING FREEZING AND WHY YOU SHOULDN’T IGNORE IT

DEHYDRATION DURING FREEZING AND WHY YOU SHOULDN’T IGNORE IT

In general terms, dehydration is the process of water loss, however we want to look at a specific type of dehydration, namely: dehydration of the products during freezing. In this case, we refer to dehydration as the process of water loss through the product’s...

OVERVIEW OF THE WORLD’S FRESH AND FROZEN BLUEBERRY MARKET

OVERVIEW OF THE WORLD’S FRESH AND FROZEN BLUEBERRY MARKET

Today, the blueberry market is expanding all over the globe since consumers find blueberries highly valuable for their vitamin, mineral and antioxidant content. The traditional markets consuming blueberries were the United States, Russia and European countries, but...

WHAT TO LOOK AT WHEN CHOOSING A FOOD SAFE FREEZER

WHAT TO LOOK AT WHEN CHOOSING A FOOD SAFE FREEZER

Food safety is a non-compromising aspect for each food processor. Not only that processors need to keep the freezing equipment bacteria-free but a wave of new and even higher expectations is emerging on the food market. Trends such a continuous increase in the demand...

HOW DOES THE FRESH AND FROZEN RASPBERRY MARKET LOOK LIKE?

HOW DOES THE FRESH AND FROZEN RASPBERRY MARKET LOOK LIKE?

It is really interesting to see that when it comes to finding the world leader of certain fresh products, different countries are mentioned by different sources, and the same thing applies to the world raspberry production. The frozen foods market is lacking even more...

HIGHLIGHTS OF SIAL PARIS 2016

HIGHLIGHTS OF SIAL PARIS 2016

This October in Paris, SIAL, the International Food Innovation Exhibition, has inspired everyone with its 700 exhibitors, 155.000 visitors and 120 official delegations, all coming from almost 200 countries, and spread across 21 exhibition zones. There were showcases...

CHALLENGES WHILE PRESERVING AVOCADOS

CHALLENGES WHILE PRESERVING AVOCADOS

The avocado originated in Central America and southern Mexico but now avocados are grown in many countries of the world. The avocado is botanically classified into three races: 1. West Indian (WI) - tropical with large variably shaped fruit and lower oil content. 2....

WHY DO IQF PASTA PROCESSORS CHOOSE OCTOFROST

WHY DO IQF PASTA PROCESSORS CHOOSE OCTOFROST

Pasta products have a big share on the food market and among various variables which affect consumer’s behavior, awareness and availability of the product are the two main important aspects which have a strong effect on the popularity and sale of pasta products. Since...

A GLIMPSE INTO THE FRESH AND FROZEN STRAWBERRY MARKETS

A GLIMPSE INTO THE FRESH AND FROZEN STRAWBERRY MARKETS

The strawberries season might have ended in Europe and Australia but it’s still running in China and still to come in South America. Have you ever wondered who the biggest producing countries of fresh strawberries are? What about frozen strawberries? If yes, then this...

INDIA INTERNATIONAL SEAFOOD SHOW

INDIA INTERNATIONAL SEAFOOD SHOW

This week OctoFrost Group is present at India International SeaFood Show in Visakhapatnam - India. Our Area Sales Manager, Mr. Manmohan Singh is happy to meet people interested in OctoFrost IQF technology and high quality IQF freezing. Our colleague Manmohan is a...

FREEZING IQF GOJI OR ABOUT NEW BUSINESS HORIZONS

FREEZING IQF GOJI OR ABOUT NEW BUSINESS HORIZONS

Goji berries (also called wolf berries) are native to the Himalayan Mountains of Tibet and Mongolia. In Asia, especially in China - goji berries have been consumed for generations for the multitude of their nutritional benefits. The western consumers have happily...

SO WHAT MAKES THE OCTOFROST BEDPLATES SO UNIQUE?

SO WHAT MAKES THE OCTOFROST BEDPLATES SO UNIQUE?

The type and the quality of the transportation method of the product inside an IQF freezer is of crucial importance as it can affect the quality of the frozen product, the aerodynamics in the IQF freezer and even the freezing time and energy consumption. So why all...

CRYOGENIC FREEZING VS. IQF FREEZING

CRYOGENIC FREEZING VS. IQF FREEZING

In the food manufacturing industry, mechanical freezing is seen as a long established form of freezing technology while the cryogenic technology is seen as a new alternative, especially for low production and varying capacity requirements. While the principles of...

BEST PRACTICES FOR A RELIABLE FOOD SAFETY WHEN FREEZING MEAT

BEST PRACTICES FOR A RELIABLE FOOD SAFETY WHEN FREEZING MEAT

It is well known that due to its chemical composition reach in lipids, proteins and water, meat is offering particularly favourable conditions for the growth of microorganisms. Today, reliable food safety is the top priority for frozen meat and poultry processors and...

A GUIDE THROUGH DIFFERENT FREEZING TECHNOLOGIES

A GUIDE THROUGH DIFFERENT FREEZING TECHNOLOGIES

A guide through different freezing technologies For many food processors, choosing the right freezing equipment is the greatest challenge at the start, as the choices seem wide and many times confusing. This guide will try to give a better understanding of the...

LEARN THE 6 DO’S AND DON’TS WHEN FREEZING IQF MANGO

LEARN THE 6 DO’S AND DON’TS WHEN FREEZING IQF MANGO

The global trend for a healthier life is leading to an increasing demand for IQF fruits, especially iqf strawberries, iqf raspberries and iqf mango. By the end of 2016, the global revenues from IQF fruits are expected to reach USD 8 billion. There is a mounting demand...

FREEZING SHRIMP – CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

FREEZING SHRIMP – CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Just like the rest of the actors in the food industry, seafood processors are increasingly expected to deliver high quality products to the end customer. Their unique challenge is handling a product that is typically more expensive than other products and more...

COLD STORE FREEZING VS. IQF FREEZING

COLD STORE FREEZING VS. IQF FREEZING

The frozen food market is one of the largest and most dynamic sectors in the food industry. Despite considerable competition from other sectors, the frozen foods market is expected to continuously grow in the next decade. Freezing is one of the oldest and most...

GROWING DEMAND FOR FROZEN FOODS ACROSS THE GLOBE

GROWING DEMAND FOR FROZEN FOODS ACROSS THE GLOBE

Advances in freezing technologies, innovative refrigerator displays in supermarkets, better and faster supply chain solutions – are all a response to the increasing consumption and therefore growing demand of frozen foods. There are several reasons behind the growth...

WHAT IT TAKES FOR A RELIABLE FOOD SAFETY IN IQF FREEZING?

WHAT IT TAKES FOR A RELIABLE FOOD SAFETY IN IQF FREEZING?

In the light of the recent and unfortunate Listeria monocytogenes outbreaks among some well-known IQF processors from North America and Japan, food safety has gained an increasing attention among food processors around the world. Safety alerts have been raised and...

OCTOFROST EXHIBITS AT VIETSHRIMP 2016

OCTOFROST EXHIBITS AT VIETSHRIMP 2016

OctoFrost Vietshrimp 2016 is the very first shrimp-specialized exhibition which is going to be hosted on a large scale in Vietnam. OctoFrost will be present at this event because we firmly believe that the OctoFrost IQF technology has proven its impressive abilities...

THE EVOLUTION OF IQF TECHNOLOGY

THE EVOLUTION OF IQF TECHNOLOGY

IQF stands for Individual Quick Freezing and is a technology used in the food processing industry. As the term suggests, it stands for the quick freezing of individual pieces of product, as opposed to bulk or block freezing. IQF technology has its roots back in the...

CHINESE RASPBERRY DELEGATION TRAVELS TO SERBIA AND SWEDEN

CHINESE RASPBERRY DELEGATION TRAVELS TO SERBIA AND SWEDEN

Dear partners and customers, The Delegation of the Chinese Raspberry Producers has succesfully participated at the 10th general conference hosted by the International Raspberry Organization (IRO) in Serbia in the middle of May, 2016. The visit was a result of common...

OCTOFROST WILL VISIT PROPAK ASIA 2016 IN BANGKOK ON 15 TO 18 JUNE

OCTOFROST WILL VISIT PROPAK ASIA 2016 IN BANGKOK ON 15 TO 18 JUNE

ProPak Asia goes from strength to strength as Asia's No. 1 international processing and packaging event for Asia's rapidly expanding food, drink, pharmaceutical and FMCG markets. The 2016 edition will take place in Bangkok, Thailand, the 15th to 18th June. OctoFrost...

OCTOFROST WILL VISIT THAIFEX WORLD OF FOOD ASIA IN THAILAND

OCTOFROST WILL VISIT THAIFEX WORLD OF FOOD ASIA IN THAILAND

Dear partners and customers, We are pleased to announce that OctoFrost will be visiting ThaiFex World of Food Asia in Bangkok Thailand during 25-29 May, 2016. Our regional representative Vatanya Modin, will be happy to meet you there so don't hesitate to book a...

OCTOFROST WILL EXHIBIT AT IFFA 2016

OCTOFROST WILL EXHIBIT AT IFFA 2016

OctoFrost is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at IFFA 2016 Trade Show in Frankfurt, Germany on May 7 - 12! As food safety is the key priority for most meat processing companies, OctoFrost™ design and technology not only ensures realiable food safety...

OCTOFROST IS LOOKING FOR A BRILLIANT MECHANICAL ENGINEER!

OCTOFROST IS LOOKING FOR A BRILLIANT MECHANICAL ENGINEER!

MECHANICAL ENGINEER TO OCTOFROST AB (SKÅNES LÄN, MALMÖ) Kort om tjänsten We are looking for a Mechanical Engineer with experience in machine and system design. You will be working with development and construction of OctoFrost IQF Freezers, from quotation to finalized...

END OF THE YEAR GREETINGS FROM OCTOFROST!

END OF THE YEAR GREETINGS FROM OCTOFROST!

GREETINGS FROM OUR CEO, RASMUS LARSSON For OctoFrost, it’s a great honor to conclude this year with numerous new partners and customers who built their trust in our brand and in our company. In 2015, we have delivered a record number of freezers all across the world...

OCTOFROST™ NEWSLETTER NO.3

OCTOFROST™ NEWSLETTER NO.3

Is really fresh vegetables and fruits better than frozen when it comes to nutritional values? Click here to read our latest Newsletter and find out!Is really fresh vegetables and fruits better than frozen when it comes to nutritional values? Click here to read our...

LAUNCH OF NEW WEBSITE

LAUNCH OF NEW WEBSITE

We are delighted to share with you our newly redesigned website, with a fresh new look and enhanced content experience. We invite you to: Explore OctoFrost™ with hotspot interactive tags Meet us at upcoming events around the world Read about what our customers are...

OCTOFROST™ NEWSLETTER NO. 2

OCTOFROST™ NEWSLETTER NO. 2

In this newsletter we focus on the Hidden costs of dehydration and the economical value impact it has. Click here to read and download the fact sheet.In this newsletter we focus on the Hidden costs of dehydration and the economical value impact it has. Click here to...

OCTOFROST™ REVITALIZES THE IQF INDUSTRY

OCTOFROST™ REVITALIZES THE IQF INDUSTRY

OCTOFROST™ REVITALIZES THE IQF INDUSTRY AND RAISES THE BARS FOR FOOD SAFETY AND DOWNTIME IQF Frost AB, a global leader in high-performing IQF solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of the new IQF freezer, OctoFrost™, which is designed to meet the increasing...

OCTOFROST™ NEWSLETTER NO. 2

OCTOFROST™ NEWSLETTER NO. 1

Welcome to our new design and content of our newsletter. Click here to read about our brand change and get tickets to the Anuga FoodTec fair.Welcome to our new design and content of our newsletter. Click here to read about our brand change and get tickets to the Anuga...

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