Frozen Food Facts

“You Can Be Sure It’s Fresh – If It’s Frozen”
– British Frozen Food Federation

FREEZING FOOD PRESERVES IT FROM THE TIME IT IS PREPARED TO THE TIME IT IS CONSUMED.

Freezing is a natural form of food preservation. Advanced quick-freezing technology helps to preserve the food without any use of preservatives or additives. Frozen food can be nutritious. Freezing helps in locking nutrition by inhibiting the loss of vitamins and nutrients. Frozen Food gives consistent quality. Frozen foods are made using set standards and parameters and hence are the crispness; flavor, shape and quality remain consistent. Frozen foods allow usage as per requirement. They are highly convenient, as there is no cutting or chopping required. They also get ready in minutes.
  • Frozen products do not require any added preservatives because microorganisms do not grow when the temperature of the food is below -9.5 °C (15 °F).
  • It is believed that first use of freezing food in industrial food sales took place in the 1800s.
  • Clarence Birdseye introduced the concept of flash freezing to the world, over 90 years ago.
  • March 6th is celebrated as National Frozen Food Day.
  • The first complete frozen meal was not actually the TV dinner. It was food prepared for commercial airline flights.
  • According to some old wives’ tales, freezing food removes nutrients from the food. This is simply NOT TRUE!
  • British Frozen Food Federation says ~ ‘Freezing can actually help preserve levels of nutrients in the food’. The nutritional value of frozen foods is higher than any other packaged food.
  • The Celentano brothers, who owned their own Italian specialty store in New Jersey in the 1950s, are believed to have marketed the first frozen pizza in 1957!

Sankalp is the pioneer in introducing and marketing frozen Indian main course items in India. That too with complete food solution for North Indian & South Indian main course.