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Flying Refrigirators: Shipping Frozen Food

Jun 6, 2008
Do you enjoy authentic oriental cuisine in San Francisco Chinese restaurants? Perhaps, you love the French cuisine experience in the busy city of New York? If you enjoy these, you should thank proper food shipping. Since restaurants need to ship gourmet ingredients from far off places, they rely on this innovation, so they can always serve fresh and delicious food. Of course, shipping food is different from shipping other items. If they don't reach their destination at the right time, they become spoilt, and useless to chefs. Thankfully, frozen food shipping has been invented.

Shipping food over long distances is more efficient when they're frozen. This is because when food reaches its freezing temperature point, it creates a preserving effect. Before, when the method was still new, shipping companies found this difficult and ineffective. Over the years, technology developed, and numerous methods have been crafted to make delivering preserved food more efficient.

There are numerous discoveries in frozen food shipping. These include infrared temperature, pre-cooled cargo and proper air circulation.

Pre-cooled cargo refers to the pre-cooling of the vessel that the food will be travelling in. Even before the food is placed inside the temperature-controlled vehicle, it must be cooled already. This lets the food stay cool all throughout the delivery.

When shipping food, the compartment where it will be placed should be cooled already. This is the pre-cooled cargo. It will let the food stay cool throughout the travel, until it reaches the destination.

Lastly, infrared temperature probe is very important when shipping frozen food. They act like technology-infused thermometers, reading the surface temperature of an item at a distance, and in just a few seconds. It's a great way of maintaining food temperature throughout the process of shipping.

As long as there are technological advances and materials like these, shipping frozen food can be done in a cinch.
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