What will it cost to freeze product? How much time will it take to freeze product? What’s the shelf-life of a product? That’s just a sampling of the innumerable factors refrigerated warehouse managers must consider when accepting new food products.
World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO), a Core Partner of the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA), Scientific Advisory Council (SAC) member Dr. Dennis Heldman showcased the Food Freezing and Storage Calculator during a recent GCCA webinar.
Temperature-controlled warehouse managers must consider a number of factors when receiving new food products for storage in their facility. The cost and time to it takes to freeze a product and the product shelf-life are just a few of these factors. IARW members have access to a free member resource known as the Food Freezing and Storage Calculator. Created by WFLO Scientific Advisors, this quick, user-friendly calculator includes information on nearly 1,000 specific products in twelve different product categories. The calculator is available in English or Spanish and metric or imperial units. The Food Freezing and Storage Calculator can be found under the Resources section of the GCCA website. MORE