What are IQF redcurrants?
Our IQF redcurrants are frozen rapidly at extremely low temperatures soon after harvesting, which helps prevent the formation of ice crystals and ensures a free-flowing product.
The IQF process also helps every berry to retain its natural identity, including that deep red colour, tart flavour and rich nutritional profile.
Indeed, high in vitamin C, IQF redcurrants bring not only great flavour, but also excellent nutrition and health benefits to your finished product.
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What are IQF redcurrants
The term IQF stands for ‘Individually Quick Frozen’ which refers to a process in which individual redcurrants are quickly frozen so that they can be easily separated when needed. This process helps to maintain the freshness and flavour of the redcurrants while keeping them frozen. IQF redcurrants are filled with vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin C, iron, magnesium, zinc and manganese. The product also contains antioxidants that can help protect against cell damage.
What are the benefits of using IQF redcurrants?
Known for their slightly tart flavour, IQF redcurrants offer several advantages compared to regular frozen fruit, such as improved shelf life, higher nutritional value and better texture. They are very easy to prepare and can be quickly added to a variety of recipes – straight from their packaging or after being thawed slightly. To ensure optimal freshness and flavour, it’s important to store IQF redcurrants in a cool, dry place and away from direct sunlight and moisture.
What types of dishes can I use IQF redcurrants for?
IQF redcurrants can be added to a wide range of dishes, from smoothies to salads and main courses. They can also be used in a variety of baking recipes, such as pies and muffins, as well as cakes and other desserts. The product is also a popular choice for jams, chutneys and jellies and is great for adding texture, flavour and nutrition to recipes. Their vibrant red appearance also sees them being used as a garnish.