What is IQF kiwi fruit?
Picked, peeled and cut to size, our kiwi fruit is then rapidly frozen at extremely low temperatures to ensure a free-flowing product with no ice crystals.
The IQF process also enables every piece of kiwi to retain its natural characteristics – locking in fresh flavour, colour and nutrition.
It can then simply be defrosted for use in desserts, bakery products, dairy items and more.
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What is IQF kiwi?
IQF stands for Individually Quick Frozen which is a technology that freezes fruits and vegetables individually so they can be stored longer without losing taste or nutritional value. IQF kiwi is a frozen fruit product that uses this technology to preserve freshness and flavour. There are many benefits to using IQF kiwi including the reduction of food waste by preserving the kiwi for longer and they are more convenient to use in recipes. IQF kiwi is much easier to use as it is already frozen and ready to go. You can simply take out the desired amount and thaw it before adding to recipes. It is best to use the kiwi within one year of purchase for optimal taste and texture.
How do you prepare IQF kiwi?
IQF kiwi can be used in a variety of recipes, from smoothies to pies and more! To prepare it, simply take out the desired amount from the freezer and use as you would fresh kiwi. For some recipes, you can easily thaw the kiwi in just a few minutes. You can use IQF kiwi in a variety of recipes, just be sure to thaw the kiwi before adding it for best results. Also, IQF kiwi is an excellent addition to any smoothie as it blends well with other ingredients. IQF kiwi fruit from Kiril Mischeff is the ideal ingredient for food and drink manufacturers who require real, identifiable pieces of kiwi in their finished product. It is available in sliced or diced format (10mm x 10mm), and comes in 10kg cartons.
Does IQF kiwi retain its nutrients?
IQF kiwi retains more of its nutritional value than traditional frozen fruits as it is frozen individually, preventing damage caused by clumping together. IQF kiwi is an excellent source of nutrition – and it has the advantage of being preserved longer without losing nutrients. IQF kiwi can be stored for up to one year in the freezer and is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre. It also contains high levels of antioxidants which can help to protect your cells from damage.