IQF Watermelon
Prime Freezing System

Watermelon is a delicious and unique fruit that is used for many preparations, smoothies and with great health benefits. Is not usual to find it in a frozen format as it is very complicated for the high percentage of water it has; however, you’ll find here a great option for IQF Watermelon supplier with a unique quality thanks to the Prime Freezing System.

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Benefits of the watermelon

Keeps you hydrated

A cup of watermelon contains approximately five ounces of water. Consuming adequate fluid supports circulation, skin health, and digestion. It also helps regulate body temperature, organ and joint function, metabolism, appetite, and waste elimination.

It Has Key Nutrients and Few Calories

Watermelon is lower in calories and sugar than you may think. One cup of watermelon provides 45 calories from 11 grams of carbohydrates, nine grams of which are naturally occurring sugar.

Helps Lower Blood Pressure

L-citrulline, a natural substance in watermelon (particularly in the white part of the rind), has been shown to improve artery function and lower blood pressure by helping blood vessels relax and improving circulation.

Reduces Muscle Soreness

Athletes who consumed 16 ounces of watermelon juice an hour before exercise experienced reduced muscle soreness and a quicker heart rate recovery compared to those who received a placebo drink.

Helps your Skin Health

Vitamins A and C, which are found in watermelon, are important for skin health. Vitamin C helps your body make collagen, a protein that keeps your skin supple and your hair strong.

One review found that a higher intake of vitamin C from food and/or supplements may decrease your chances of developing wrinkles and dry skin.

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IQF Watermelon from Costa Rica

Here’s the description of our frozen watermelon frozen chunks:

Preparation

Fresh Use:
Thaw in the refrigerator at 35.6 – 42.8F to 1 hour prior to consumption or at room temperature 15 to 20 minutes prior to consumption. Conserve remainder at -18°C. Once defrosted, consume before 24 hours, and do not freeze again.

Frozen use:
Thaw in the blender the frozen product that is going to be used and leave the reminder in the freezer. Only take out of the freezer what it is going to be consumed. Once defrosted, do not freeze again.

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In comparison to a regular IQF, watermelon, we have given a step further to the traditional IQF with our Prime Freezing System. We successfully avoid fiber breakage during the freezing process so the fruit can be defrosted and be eaten or used as a fresh fruit.

This property allows the fruit to be used both as a frozen fruit as well as a fresh fruit in fruit salads, cups, buffets and desserts.

The objective with this is to expand the used of an IQF fruit and take it to a whole new level by transporting fresh fruit as an IQF fruit.

Want more information about the specifications? Ask us here!

Honey Lime Fruit Salad

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups watermelon, diced
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup strawberries, halved or quartered
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Juice of 1 lime (at least 2 tablespoons)
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped into small ribbons

Preparation:

1. To make the watermelon salad: In a large bowl, combine diced watermelon, blueberries, and strawberries.

2. In a separate small bowl, whisk together honey, lime juice, and mint.

3. Pour the honey, lime, and mint mixture onto fruit and toss well. Garnish the honey-lime mint watermelon salad with more fresh mint, if desired. Enjoy immediately or chilled in the refrigerator.

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