Commercial Refrigeration Sunshine Coast
The commercial refrigeration units on the Sunshine Coast and the mobile cold rooms Birtinya Cafe owners use is a vital part of their operations. Keeping perishable foods fresh and ready for preparation has revolutionized the food industry.
The refrigerator is one of the most underappreciated pieces of equipment in the home and for businesses. The concern generated over food stored when the power goes out shows the importance of this device along with the purpose build mobile cold room kits. A regular maintenance program carried out by a refrigeration mechanic keeps the repairs at bay and your food safe.
The purpose of commercial refrigeration units in Birtinya is to slow the growth of bacteria that consumes the food over time. In addition, there are many forms of bacteria that causes illness along with spoiling the taste of the food. Refrigeration keeps the bacteria in check until it can be properly cooked.
There are two types of bacteria. Spoilage bacteria which causes the food to deteriorate does not cause illness when consumed in most cases. However, few people enjoy eating food that is spoiled. Plus, this type of bacteria can grow even in the cold temperatures found in refrigeration.
Pathogenic bacteria are the type that causes illness to occur, such as food poisoning. What’s worse is that pathogenic bacteria do not damage or spoil the food itself, so there is no way to tell if it is present by sight or smell.
Before electricity was introduced, refrigeration was an unreliable source of food protection. Prehistoric peoples would pack the game they hunted in snow or the coldness found deep in caves. As knowledge spread about the effectiveness of cold for persevering food, ice was harvested during the winter and packed deep into caves as primitive cold rooms.
Progress in refrigeration technology did not advance much for many thousands of years until the mid-16th century AD when chemicals such as potassium and sodium nitrate were added to water which reduced its temperature. Mechanical refrigerators were finally developed in the latter half of the 19th century using electricity and compressor technology which is still used today.
Mobile Cold Rooms
Food that has been kept in refrigerators or cold rooms at 40 degrees F or less will not spoil and in most circumstances is considered safe. However, if the perishable food is exposed to temperatures over 40 degrees F for at least two hours, then it is recommended the food be disposed.
Mobile cold rooms are used by commercial businesses, café and restaurant owners for onsite festivities such as sporting carnivals, private parties, concerts. Keeping foods such as meats, poultry and seafood safe with these mobile refrigeration rooms is critical. The cold rooms can built for you to your specifications or they can be hired for your convenience and ease of storage.
All foods should be kept in sealed bags or containers to prevent the juices from contaminating other food. Shelves should be set for easy access and the crisper drawers should be used for fruits and vegetables. Keeping the refrigerator or cold room clean is paramount to preserving the food properly.
A good refrigerator or mobile cold room provides maximum protection for food that is stored. However, even food that has been inside a freezer can spoil or contain harmful bacteria, so it must be disposed at some point. The cold rooms Birtinya cafe and restaurant owners use provides ample protection for perishable foods and beverages when used correctly.
Contact Best Refrigeration, they build the refrigeration units and mobile cool rooms so can answer all your queries