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  • The freeze on quick-frozen foods

    The UK frozen product market has remained stagnant for several years, as was confirmed in 2004 reports. Competing with an innovative refrigerated foods market in full expansion, the sales volume dropped over 2% during 2004, despite having 99%...

    • Publication date : 2005/11/23
  • Quick frozen dumplings (jiaozi) production

    Quick frozen dumplings play an important part in quick frozen food, is the largest class in quick frozen food production.

    • Publication date : 2016/12/14
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Trends and Figures: European food industry

    The average quantity of foodstuffs consumed each year by a typical European is 530 kg, 350 kg of which is either refrigerated or quick-frozen. Therefore, 172 million tonnes of foodstuffs are transported annually under controlled-temperature...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • Markets: frozen food: Europe

    The top 4 European countries in terms of consumption per capita of quick-frozen foods, excluding poultry, are Sweden (46.9 kg), Ireland, (46.6 kg), the UK (45.5 kg) and Denmark (45.2 kg). According to the Swiss research institute Food for Thought...

    • Publication date : 2006/01/28
  • Higher temperatures for frozen foods?

    The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) is trying to gather data in order to support slightly higher temperature levels for frozen foods. As of now, foods can only be considered as quick frozen if they are maintained at a temperature of -18°C....

    • Publication date : 2007/12/03
  • Trends

    - World: China and Denmark are the world's major reefer container manufacturers, and the refrigerating equipment used in China is generally US technology produced under licence in China . In 2002, over 80% of all reefer containers produced...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • 1924 – 2024: Celebrating 100 years of the frozen food industry

    In 1924, Clarence Birdseye patented the first apparatus for freezing and packaging fish. 

    • Publication date : 2024/02/26
    • Subjects: General information
  • Cool ways to chill for cold storage and maintaining an unbroken cold chain

    In an interview for FOOD Magazine, Robbie Davies (Cold Chain Centre) clarifies significant progress relating to the cold chain. Refrigeration technology is an area that has advanced considerably in recent years - particularly in road transport,...

    • Publication date : 2005/06/14
  • Recent applications of CO2 in the food industry

    Carbon dioxide has been used in highly advanced applications the food industry for decades. Recent concerns about greenhouse gas emissions are leading manufacturers to use recycled CO2 from other industrial processes. Linde claim they use the...

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • Individual quick frozen vegetables global market

    A projection of the IQF vegetables global market for the 2015-2025 period.

    • Publication date : 2017/05/04
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Monitoring of temperatures

    The Commission Regulation (EC) No 37/2005 of 12 January 2005 on the monitoring of temperatures in the means of transport, warehousing and storage of quick-frozen foodstuffs intended for human consumption was published on January 13, 2005 in the...

    • Publication date : 2005/02/11
  • Growth of the Italian frozen food market in 2020

    In 2020, the frozen food market in Italy grew in all segments.

    • Publication date : 2021/08/09
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Frozen food market in the USA and Europe

    In the USA, frozen food sales came to about USD 53 billion in 2016.

    • Publication date : 2018/02/28
    • Subjects: Figures, economy
  • Food invention: frozen tea cubes

    Iceland Food has expressed interest in a student prize-winning invention: frozen fruit tea cubes.

    • Publication date : 2013/09/12
  • Europe dominated the global frozen food market in 2020

    2020 has seen record sales in the frozen food sector. According to Frozen Food Europe, Europe had the largest share of the global frozen food market in 2020. Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa are...

    • Publication date : 2021/01/27
  • Briefs: Codex Alimentarius: Quick Frozen Foods Code adopted

    Codex Alimentarius: Quick Frozen Foods Code adopted The recommended International Code of Practice for the Processing and Handling of Quick Frozen Foods (QFF) has just been adopted at Step 5 and then directly at step 8 (final adoption) at the 31st...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • Quick Frozen Foods Code

    The Recommended International Code of Practice for the Processing and Handling of Quick Frozen Foods of the Codex Alimentarius (Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme) is now available on the Codex Alimentarius Web site on the list of

    • Publication date : 2009/08/13
  • Red Book on sale!

    The Red Book (Recommendations for the Processing and Handling of Frozen Foods) is one of the IIR's reference publications and one of its best sellers. The 4th edition - prepared by Mr Leif Bøgh-Sørensen and several international experts - presents...

    • Publication date : 2007/02/12
  • New publications: The French version of the Red Book

    The French version of the Red Book (Recommendations for the Processing and Handling of Frozen Foods) is on sale! The 4th edition of this IIR reference publication - prepared by Mr Leif Bøgh-Sørensen and several international experts - gives an...

    • Publication date : 2008/08/12
  • Brief: Ian Syminton Prize

    The New Zealand National Committee of the IIR and its sponsor, APV New Zealand Ltd., has awarded the 2006 Ian Syminton Prize for Research and Development in Refrigeration Technology to Dr Grant MacDonald. Grant has conducted extensive research on...

    • Publication date : 2006/05/05
  • Obituary: Per-Oskar Persson

    The former Managing Director of Frigoscandia AB, Per-Oskar Persson of Helsingborg, Sweden passed away on August 26, 2008, at the age of 84. He was an Honorary Member of IIR, President of Commission D1, 1971 - 1979, and Head of Section D 1979 -...

    • Publication date : 2008/09/29
  • The Cold Chain: A logistical challenge at the heart of the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine 

    Gérald Cavalier - President of the Science and Technology Council of the International Institute of Refrigeration, President of the French Association of Refrigeration, President of the Cemafroid...

    • Publication date : 2020/11/23
    • Subjects: Technology, General information
  • Cryogenic nitrogen in the food and beverage industry

    The adoption of cryogenic processes in the food and beverage industry is predominantly driven by liquid nitrogen (LIN), and it is the preferred candidate for food chilling and...

    • Last update : 2023/11/07
    • Langues : English, French
    • Themes : Freezing of foodstuffs