Food preservation

6 tips for saving energy in the restaurant cold rooms

Saving energy in bars and restaurants has become one of the most important aims of every owner of a hospitality business. The industry requires constant use of electrical energy that is experiencing significant price increases. What’s more, we know that energy is a valuable resource that we all have to use wisely. Its impact on … Continued

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Food preservation

Materials guide for a professional kitchen equipment

Food safety does not only depend on the state of the food and the type of process that it is subjected to. The materials that food comes intocontact with are also very important. In this post we are going to review the functional characteristics of each type of material that we use in ARAVEN products. In … Continued

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Food preservation

Avoid disposable, single-use containers and opt for reusable ones for food preservation and storage

Our consumption has an impact on our natural resources and for this reason it is important to increase our actions geared towards protecting the planet, to reduce or eliminate the waste we produce. Fortunately, there is widespread social awareness of this situation and people naturally opt for the brands that make the most effort in … Continued

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Food preservation

Reducing food waste improves your restaurant’s profitability

Cost savings and continuous improvement in restaurants is something that can be applied to all aspects of management, including food preservation. Waste and the amount of food that is thrown away due to poor provisioning and kitchen management not only results in problems of sustainability, but also represents higher costs for your business. To combat … Continued

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Food preservation

Lids to keep food fresh for longer and avoid food wastage

A good food storage container is an essential item in a kitchen, but its lid is just as important. All food must be lidded to avoid the risk of cross contamination during its preservation. Also, the organoleptic properties (colour, taste, texture and aroma)  of high quality foods can be spoilt if not kept in the … Continued

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Service and display

Black BPA-free Gastronorm containers for refrigerated counters

Araven’s new range of bisphenol-free black containers, made in ABS, is designed for handling and displaying food at cold counters as well as for storage using airtight lids.  It allows “mirroring” between handling /cold counter areas and storage/cold cabinet areas to facilitate prepping, batching and serving.  This process makes it easy to adapt containers to … Continued

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Food preservation

GastroNorm containers in the professional kitchen

In the professional kitchens of restaurants and canteens as well as ice cream parlours or buffets there is a great variety of containers made of different materials: plastic, stainless steel that are used to preserve, move, cook, transport and serve food. The vast majority of these containers share a common denominator; its Gastronorm measurements. In … Continued

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