Benefits of IQF rhubarb
As well as bringing that balance of tart, sweet and sour flavour, IQF rhubarb also adds excellent nutrition to any final product.
Rhubarb is high in calcium, fibre and vitamin K – and as our IQF rhubarb is frozen soon after harvest, all these excellent nutritional benefits are locked in when the fruit is at its freshest.
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What is IQF rhubarb?
IQF stands for ‘Individually Quick Frozen’ which sees rhubarb being quickly frozen to preserve the quality and nutrition of the ingredient, without compromising on taste. The product can be used as a substitute for fresh rhubarb in most recipes. It has a long shelf life as a frozen product. The high-quality IQF rhubarb from Kiril Mischeff is sourced from expert producers and supplied in 1/2-inch pieces suitable for a wide variety of applications. The product is available in 10kg cartons.
What are the benefits of using IQF rhubarb?
IQF rhubarb offers a range of health benefits, including being a rich source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre. The potential dishes for IQF rhubarb include sweet and savoury dishes, from pies to crumbles. Some recipes also include stir-fries and curries. It’s also great for adding flavour and texture to smoothies, yoghurts, porridge or muesli. The product maintains the balance of tart, sweet and sour flavour and adds excellent nutrition to a recipe.
How do I prepare IQF rhubarb for use?
Since IQF rhubarb has already been pre-processed and quickly frozen, there is no need to thaw or cook it before using in recipes. Simply rinse with cold water until defrosted and use as required. IQF rhubarb has a long shelf life when frozen and should be used within 24 hours of opening the packaging. It should also be stored at minus 18°C or colder to maintain its quality and nutrition.