At the end of this module, you will be able to:
There are many different types of freezers used to freeze foods. We will review the distinct characteristics of widely used industrial-scale freezers. In the following video, you will learn the criteria used to select a freezer and the classification of freezers based on direct or indirect freezing systems.
In the following videos, you will learn the key characteristics of common types of freezers.
Still-air Room Freezer
Air blast Room Freezer
Air Blast Tunnel Freezer
Spiral Belt Freezer
Fluidized Bed Freezer
Scraped Surfce and Drum Freezer
Brine Immersion Freezer
In this module, you learned the criteria used in selecting industrial-scale freezing systems. The distinguishing characteristics of freezers influence their suitability for freezing requirements of specific foods.