Many people choose to eat frozen foods. Here are some benefits of frozen foods which will help you make the right choice for your family:
Frozen food helps reduce food waste as you use only what you need – which means it’s good in terms of cost, as well as the environment.
So much Convenience
Fresh, fast and delicious – Frozen products tick the necessary boxes for all your meals. An added advantage of frozen foods is that you can always buy these in bulk and keep it in the freezer until you need it. They are often cheaper than similar fresh foods and just as good.
Free from Preservatives
Frozen vegetables get picked, washed and blanched within the hour before freezing. Therefore they do not require any added preservatives because microorganisms do not grow when the temperature of the food is below −9.5 °C Freezing also preserves all the nutrients of the food, making it a healthier choice in the long-run.
No Seasonal Restrictions
Seasonal fruits, vegetables and even meat and fish are now available to you all year round as freezing allows you to choose from a vast selection of seasonal ingredients.
Freezing foods especially vegetables locks in vitamins at the point of harvest. This means that sensitive vitamins and nutrients are not lost during transportation and frozen vegetables are nutritionally more reliable than fresh foods. In the case of fish, frozen fish is often fresher than fresh fish. Fresh fish can take a week to reach stores in which case it needs added preservatives and does not always retain its original goodness.