OctoFrost™ — the optimal solution for processing IQF vegetables
OctoFrost Group is a renowned company, acknowledged worldwide for supplying IQF freezers to frozen food processors. The OctoFrost team, located in Sweden, focuses on the real needs of their consumers and makes consistent efforts to meet them using the most innovative IQF technology. A large number of repeated orders and countless recommendations from our worldwide customers stand as proof for the professionalism of our team. The OctoFrost™ IQF tunnel freezer has a number of advanced features that makes it the optimal solution for freezing even the most challenging products, like IQF vegetables, for example.
The Octofrost™ IQF tunnel freezer is superior compared to traditional freezers, being equipped with high-performance fans and perforated bedplates that ensure perfect separation of the products. OctoFrost™ IQF is the optimal solution for freezing IQF vegetables, the unique airflow created by the controlled and adjusted aerodynamics keeping dehydration to a minimum level and preventing snow formation in the process of freezing.
Every freezing zone of the OctoFrost™ IQF tunnel freezer is controlled by high-performance fans that work independently and can be adapted to enhance heat transfer and freezing capacity. This characteristic makes the OctoFrost™ a sustainable and energy efficient solution, with reduced environmental impact.
OctoFrost™ has food safety as number one priority. That’s why it was created with removable bedplates that minimize the risk of cross-contamination between different batches of IQF vegetables. The operation of changing the bedplates is simple and fast, therefore, it does not affect the production of IQF vegetables. An ergonomic operating panel allows a flexible freezing process that ensures a high-quality IQF vegetables production.
The OctoFrost™ tunnel freezer benefits of a Clean in Place system that uses water jets and foam to clean every section of the freezer. Some IQF vegetables leave problematic traces after being frozen, but this is not an issue when using OctoFrost™ IQF freezer, its Clean in Place system and design in one hermetic unit ensuring high hygiene standards.
The innovative technology and manageable design of the OctoFrost™ IQF tunnel freezer make it suitable for a wide range of IQF vegetables. OctoFrost™ is renowned for excelling in preserving the natural color, shape, taste and texture of vegetables, in some cases IQF vegetables being superior to fresh vegetables, due to an enhancement of their appearance determined by the process of fluidization of the OctoFrost™ IQF freezer. All of this couldn’t be possible without the help of the unique bed configuration that generates amazing results in the case of IQF vegetables, no matter how difficult they are to handle. Even fragile IQF vegetables like broccoli, spinach or asparagus remain intact and preserve their appearance. Also, due to its optimal airflow configuration, OctoFrost™ provides great results in the case of more solid vegetables, as well, such as beans, peas, carrots, mushrooms, or Brussel sprouts.