Reason for blast chilling or shock freezing : This guide won’t delve into the reasons to own a blast chiller which is reasonably well addressed here, and more details here. Let’s suffice to say that products that have been rapidly chilled will likely hold 2-3 days longer and taste better when rethermalized. Also, if you wish to refrigerate freshly cooked food, it can get contaminated while cooling down in a cooler. So whether you’re saving labor by cooking items in bulk or preparing for a catering event, Blast chillers can be very effective.
Walk-in coolers tend to be larger than their freezer counterparts and
can occupy a space from 15 cubic feet to as large as 400,000 square
feet! Keep the following in mind when choosing the size/capacity of your
Note! Most of the units below are available with remote compressors.
These require installation by a refrigeration technician, and this adds a
lot of cost. Units situated in warm areas will work more efficiently
and not add to the already warm ambient temperature if the condenser and
compressor are place in a well-ventilated room. If they are placed
outdoors, you will need to note that in your order so that an outdoor
hood and heater can be included.
Depending on the type of unit you’re purchasing, there are likely a few options in terms of size and capacity available. There are a few ways to categorize the size/capacity of a unit:
Softserve ice cream, custard, and frozen yogurt are best-sellers, but these three treats have many differences between them despite their similar goodness. With $25 billion spent annually on these treats alone, there’s certainly a market for frozen desserts.