Benefits of IQF tropical fruit processing

For processing and freezing IQF tropical fruits, OctoFrost offers highly efficient technologies by keeping customers’ priorities in mind. OctoFrost equipment is used to process IQF tropical fruits from South America to Middle East and Asia. OctoFrost customers are successfully offering premium quality IQF tropical fruits in international markets.

IQF Freezer - Natural Appearance
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Natural Appearance

With efficient chilling below 5°C in the OctoFrost™ IF Chiller and quick crust-freezing in the OctoFrost IQF Freezer, good separation of product is achieved, even with sticky diced mango, pineapple or dragon fruit, resulting in a natural appearance of the final product and no lump formation.

IQF Freezer - Energy Efficiency
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Energy Efficiency

The rainshower system of the IF Chiller achieves the quickest heat transfer while the recirculation system optimizes water consumption. The adjustable fan speed of the IQF Freezer translates in significant energy savings.

IQF Freezer - High Yield
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High Yield 

Quick and efficient chilling, together with the unique aerodynamics of the OctoFrost™ Freezer, result into less snow formation when compared to other IQF solutions, which means minimum dehydration and higher yield for the processor.

IQF Freezer - Reliable Food Safety
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Food Safety

All OctoFrost equipment has easy-to-clean design for greatest food safety. The free-standing body, lack of joints and exchangeable bedplates of the OctoFrost™ Freezer contribute even further to food safety for IQF tropical fruits processors.

Technology for Octofrost tropical Fruit processing lines

Chilling Technology

The IF Chiller, built by OctoFrost, is based on impingement flash (IF) technology which achieves the quickest and most efficient heat transfer with its rainshower system. This innovative solution brings true value to tropical fruits processors and allows them to produce high quality IQF products:

  • Cross-flow water circulation for smart water consumption.
  • Significantly faster heat transfer due to the impingement rainshower system.
  • Quick chilling with high flow of recirculated ice-cold water improves yield and product quality.
  • System temperature below 6°C for optimal food safety.
  • Low product temperature achieved for a premium IQF final product.

IQF Technology

The IQF technology developed by Octofrost has a number of unique features that bring real value to tropical fruits processors all around the world:

  • Adjustable airflow for quick crust-freezing in the first freezing zone resulting in no lump formation and good product separation.
  • Exchangeable OctoFrost bedplates for gentle handling of soft products and quick and easy cleaning between different batches.
  • Overall easy-to-clean design for utmost food safety.

These are a just a few of the key benefits OctoFrost customers enjoy from this unique IQF tunnel Freezer. Learn more by clicking on the video above.

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"Our freezing becomes very easy with OctoFrost™. We increase our capacity and our revenue. OctoFrost™ team works closely with us. We are very impressed."

Saji Rujireak, Preserve Agro Products Co.

"As an owner that actually personally uses these machines, the latest OctoFrost IF Cooker, is the one I like."

Sinchai Luesukprasert, Marine Gold Products

"The products look bright, fresh and free flowing."

Graham Reed, Managing Director Pinnacle Foods

"We are extremely pleased to have invested in this technology."

Mr. Fernando Prado, Responsible Division Berries Citromax SACI

"The freezer is easy to operate, even for unexperienced staff."

Jerome Fesselet, Production Manager Fruticola Olmue

"The separation of the product and appearance is excellent."

Ulf Olsson, Technical Manager Guldfageln