About our IQF soya beans
The IQF process sees the soya beans quick-frozen at extremely low temperatures to lock in all their fresh flavour, while helping the beans retain their nutritional value.
All our IQF soya beans are sourced from China, from established processing partners accredited to the highest standards. Our international partners are all regularly audited by the Kiril Mischeff team to ensure ongoing excellence, and provide the peace of mind of full traceability from field to fork.
To discuss an order for IQF soya beans, please just give our sales team a call on +44 (0) 1909 534 000.
What is IQF soya?
IQF stands for ‘Individually Quick Frozen’ to lock in the flavour and nutrients. Some people also refer to soya beans as ‘edamame’ and this is a plant native to East Asia, known for its high-protein content and health benefits. It is used in many dishes as a meat substitute. IQF soya is frozen and cut into small pieces, which makes it easier to cook with than regular soya beans. It can also be stored for longer periods of time without spoiling. IQF soya is available in different forms, such as slivers, cubes, chips and strips.
What are the health benefits of IQF soya?
IQF soya is a rich source of protein and dietary fibre and has been linked to several health benefits, such as the reduced risk of heart disease and improved gut health. It is also suitable for vegans. They are also a good source of antioxidants and are naturally low in carbohydrates, have few calories and are a popular addition to many healthy dishes – and weight loss products.
What is the best way to cook with IQF soya?
IQF soya can be cooked in a variety of ways, including microwaving, steaming, boiling and pan-searing. The product from Kiril Mischeff can be used in stir-fries, curries and casseroles. To get the best flavour and texture, it is recommended to cook it in a hot skillet over medium-high heat until browned.