10 interesting facts about food freezing

1. Before buying a freezer, it is important to know where you will put the freezer in your home, the purpose of the freezer and the most suitable freezer size. Larger appliances are suitable for households with a garden or the possibility of cheaply purchasing larger quantities of groceries. All freezers equally contain frozen fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, game, prepared meals, cakes and sweets. The freezer should stand in a dry, fresh and ventilated place — as far away from radiators and stoves as possible. The ideal temperature is +10 degrees C. The colder the room, the lower the electricity consumption.
2. The size of the freezer shall be measured according to the gross content in liters. Space for use (or storage) in chests (boxes) is reduced by 20% and in closets by 25%.
3. 100 liters of net can hold from 50 to 70 kilograms of various frozen foods. Frames and combined deep-freezers are more in demand because they take up less space. Of course, each of the mentioned devices has its advantages and disadvantages.
4. Chests are cheaper than cabinets because they consume less energy, are easier to clean, due to the smooth interior walls, provide a greater opportunity to use the space. They are suitable for bulky food packages (large poultry, game, etc.). They are especially practical for rural households and the population that cultivates gardens and orchards on weekends, so they have their own products.
5. The disadvantages of the chest are that it takes up a lot of space and less visibility of stocks. Strenuous extraction of food lying at the bottom of the chest. They require meticulous food labeling.
6. Cabinets can fit into built-in kitchens. It is easy to use. Order is easily maintained in compartments, chambers and drawers. It has an accurate stock overview. Cabinets are slightly more expensive compared to food freezers and consume more energy. Due to the division into partitions, the use of space has been reduced.
7. There is rarely enough space in cupboards for larger food packages. A layer of ice and frost collects faster in the cupboards. They need to dissolve more often.
8. Cabinets should be placed in the coldest place in the home that is not exposed to direct sunlight.
9. The temperature in deep-freezing appliances is regulated by thermostats from -18 to -24 degrees C. Almost all appliances are equipped with quick-freezing partitions lined with contact plates (which constantly radiate cold). So freshly placed food can freeze quickly.
10. In boxes, for the purpose of quick freezing, food is lined up on the bottom or along the walls. In the case of cupboards, the partitions are open or limited by wire. Drawers with a flap or a closed front part (which is lowered and raised) proved to be the most practical. Because they prevent the collection of frost and ice, i.e. the penetration of moist air when opening the appliance.
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