Frozen food has many benefits, including preventing food waste and locking in essential vitamins plus minerals. In most cases, it can be difficult to store if you don’t have the correct frozen food packaging machine or are unaware of how the process works.
If you have a shop and require vacuum packaging for frozen food, we have the perfect solution for you. Our frozen food packaging solutions can help you maintain a high-quality food safety standard while preserving all-important nutrients.
Today’s article discusses some of the best solutions for storing your frozen food and explains why it’s a good idea to freeze your goods.
The Benefits of Freezing Food
The benefits of freezing food are better for you than you think and are a great way to preserve all the nutrients required for healthy development. In processed food, sodium is added to enhance color and keep the edible goods longer.
This comes at the cost of our health, so don’t you think it’s best to seek out other better solutions for your company? With frozen food, it remains preserved until you are ready to eat it; all you need to do is take it out and thaw the product.
Another great thing about frozen food is that it doesn’t waste because you can store it until ready to cook. You can easily portion food to have predetermined meals, which can also help with budgeting and meal prep.
Besides being more convenient frozen food is generally cheaper than fresh food and can be stored in the freezer until you require it. Some people believe that frozen food is dangerous to eat, but that is so far from the truth.
It’s good to note that the freezing process destroys harmful bacteria and improves their quality. Be careful when thawing, though, as it may be detrimental to you or your loved ones if done incorrectly.
What Is IQF Packaging?
IQF packaging is a method of freezing where food is individually quickly frozen so that there is minimal damage to the cellular structure of the product. In most cases, the packaged food is frozen at 40 degrees below zero inside a blast freezer.
The process is demanding and requires that you use a particular IQF frozen food film resistant to such cold temperatures. One of the best ways to do this is by using a vacuum packaging machine for frozen food as it streamlines the process, especially if you own a grocery store or food business.
This automatic premade pouch rotary filling and sealing machine can shorten the time to pack food destined for freezing. Using a premade pouch has many advantages, including a user-friendly sealing method, portable opening, and excellent appearance.
These premade pouch machines also provide fully automated solutions, material handling strategies, and packaging options.
This versatile machine easily links with other downstream packaging equipment such as case sealers, weight checkers, metal detectors, and liquid fillers. There is a fully automatic rotary system fitted with heavy-duty parts to ensure the machine’s durability.
Inside the machine, you find an automatic lubrication system that increases the production line and allows you to package whatever products you require for freezing. It can support multiple bag styles ranging from zip lock, pallet, spout, and gusset bag packaging, so you always have the perfect fit.
The device can even print the date on the packaging to know when you froze it. Multiple feeders can also be attached to the machine to fill a variety of ingredients such as liquids, powders, grains, or granules.
This fully automatic rotary vacuum sealing machine is perfect for a large factory that freezes food. It can be used to evacuate air around perishable foodstuffs such as fried fish, chicken feet, dried bean curd, and pickles.
The vacuum chamber is transparent, which allows you to monitor the state of the vacuum chamber without opening the device. It has a graphics touch panel and microcomputer display that informs you when the machine requires maintenance.
There is complete automatic control of several processes, including sealing, vacuuming, packaging, filling, and loading products. Most of the machine is made out of stainless steel, ensuring durability and hygiene during the production process.
It can be fitted with various attachments so that you can automatically fill a host of different bags with any ingredients you like. With this machine, you can even perform vacuum nitrogen packaging to improve the taste and color of the goods plus enhance the customer’s product experience.
This fully automatic computerized combination weighs granular particles or foodstuff. Adding one of these devices to the top of your food packaging vacuum machine is crucial to decrease packaging time and increase weight accuracy.
Pairing this item with an additional stainless-steel platform is vital if added on top of your packaging machine. The extra height may make it hard to reach, and a steel platform can provide additional safety plus more support for your factory workers.
Loading your food packager often requires the help of a food elevator such as the Z-Bucket. This device is the quickest and easiest way to load grains or chemicals into your vacuum machine for distribution.
The bowl elevator is a powerful single-capacity machine that can help you load your vacuum packaging machine with various small materials, grain, medicine, or food. It is combined with a packaging machine and weigher to form an automated packing system for your factory.
This is a traditional conveyor belt with a lifting capacity of 4000L per hour and is made from high-quality stainless steel. With 1kw of power, it can automatically convey material from low to high places on its mesh belt.
It is suitable for moving chemicals, vegetables, frozen foods, and candy into your vacuum packaging device.
No matter how you look at it, investing in a vacuum packaging machine is a great way to save time and money in the factory. It can help you accurately package and vacuum various foodstuff for freezing or transportation.
Usually, IQF factory temperature has very strict temperature requirements, all our machines can be adapted to low temperatures and operate for long periods of time at a minimum of 0 degrees Celsius.
Multi-head Weigher, Z-Bucket Elevator, Bowl Elevator, Lifting Conveyor Belt, are optional and we decide which machine is better to use according to the customer’s material.
Purchase one of the above models to help deliver the best quality packaged goods and impress your customers with your effective storing solutions.