cryogenic freezing


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cryogenic freezing

[‚krī·ə′jen·ik ′frēz·iŋ]
(food engineering)
A freezing technique for preserving shrimp and other foods that are high-priced or have low moisture content by spraying them with liquid nitrogen as they pass through a tunnel on a conveyor belt.
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Cryogenic freezing is normally most economical at low to medium volumes, but with this spiral also for high volume and when quality is needed.
and "How can I get the profits I need to make the investment in cryogenic freezing without entering the high-value added category first?
Linde will feature this and other cryogenic freezing and chilling technology in booth #N 1124 in McCormick Place from October 28-31.
On display in the "Cold Zone" will be Air Products' Freshline QS tunnel freezer, an easy-to-operate, quick-start cryogenic freezing system that is ideal for meat and poultry processors who want to convert to continuous freezing, alleviate a bottleneck in their operation, or grow and diversify their existing product line.
At Pinguin Convenience Cuisine, these processes all take place in a single cryogenic freezing unit.
Also on display in the Cold Zone will be Air Products' Freshline QS tunnel freezer, an easy-to-operate, quick-start cryogenic freezing system.
It allows individual quick-freezing of large quantities of a wide variety of particulate products, including difficult food items previously considered suitable only for cryogenic freezing.
With cryogenic freezing, for example, nitrogen must be stored in an intermediate gas tank.
Visit Linde in booth 1126 at the International Poultry Exposition in Atlanta's World Congress Center, January 28-30 to see the new freezer and other cryogenic freezing and chilling options.
JBT FoodTech will supply twomulti-module Flat Product Freezers that will replace cryogenic freezing lines.
In the past, cryogenic freezing was seen as the most effective because of the enhanced surface heat transfer.
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