IQF News and Articles

In the OctoFrost™ Newsroom you will find news, events and articles about OctoFrost and IQF technology in general.


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 and nutritious as the fresh ones. Fresh quality peas are usually available only for...

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 technology focuses on delivering high-quality IQF blueberries . Due to the special aerodynamics and unique bedplates, there are...

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 emerging as a more efficient and superior freezing method. Cheese that is IQF frozen...

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 the OctoFrost™ IQF processing technology for IQF fruits, berries, and vegetables. Our team will...

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 overcook it. This is one reason IQF broccoli becomes mushy upon thawing. The main goal when processing...

Producing IQF Mango is How Processors Can Reduce Losses and Maximize Their Offering


Mango consumption is on the rise, thanks to its luxurious appeal and sweet taste which is why it’s known as the ‘king of fruits’. Mango is consumed in many forms from fresh to frozen and is increasingly being used to make smoothies, yogurts, jams, and jellies to meet the demands of the health-conscious global market. Though it is mostly eaten...