FRUITS AND VEGETABLES
Blackcurrants / Redcurrants
(orange, lemon, grapefruit)
We recommend to label and date all your frozen
food. Adding a label will help you to identify
foods and to know when they should be used
before their quality deteriorates.Do not re‑freeze
TIPS FOR FREEZING AND STORING
Before freezing, wrap and seal fresh food in:
aluminium foil, cling film, air and water‑tight
plastic bags, polythene containers with lids or
freezer containers suitable for freezing fresh food.
‑ Food must be fresh, mature and of prime quality
in order to obtain high quality frozen food.
‑ Fresh vegetables and fruit should preferably be
frozen as soon as they are picked to maintain the
full original nutritional value, consistency, colour
Some meat, especially game, should be hung
before it is frozen.
‑ Always leave hot food to cool before placing in
‑ Eat fully or partially defrosted foods immediately.
Do not refreeze unless the food is cooked after
ithas thawed. Once cooked, the thawed food can
‑ Do not freeze bottles with liquid.
USING ICE PACKS
Ice packs helps in keeping frozen the foodstuffs
in case of power failure. For the best usage of
them, place them above food stored in the top of
FROZEN FOOD: SHOPPING TIPS
When purchasing frozen food products:
‑ Ensure that the packaging is not damaged
(frozenfood in damaged packaging may have
deteriorated).If the package is swollen or has
damp patches, itmay not have been stored
under optimal conditionsand defrosting may
have already begun.
‑ When shopping, buy frozen foods at the end
of your trip and transport them in a thermally
‑ Once at home, place the frozen foods
immediately in the freezer.
‑ If food has defrosted even partially, do not
re‑freeze it. Consume within 24 hours.
‑ Avoid or reduce temperature variations to the
minimum. Respect the best‑before date on the
‑ Always observe the storage information on the