Individually Quick Frozen (IQF)

A cooling technique used for loose, small pieces of food. Manufacturers can use contact freezing, where products are placed in direct contact with a cold surface, such as a freezer plate (great for berries), or fluidized bed freezing, where products are suspended in a fluidized bed of cold air, allowing for quick and even freezing (great for peas or diced vegetables
Process type
Product Examples
Berries, peas, diced vegetables