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Fish handling safety & storage

Fish market

When buying or catching fish it is essential that proper handling and storage are used to reduce the risk of food-borne illness and ensure it is kept in top quality. You cannot see the harmful bacteria on the fish so you must handle it as if it is present. Salmonella and E. coli are bacteria that can cause illness and are sometimes found on fish. Follow the guidelines below to ensure food safety when handling fish.

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NZ King Salmon have been using Thermogard Ice Packs for 10 years now

NZ King Salmon

NZ King Salmon offer a variety of delicious, versatile and sustainable salmon products to a range of discerning chefs, retailers, and wholesalers both in New Zealand, and worldwide. Their brands include Regal, Southern Ocean and premium foodservice brand, Ōra King.

Find out why they choose to use Thermogard Ice Packs

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November 14, 2018

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Meals on Wheels NSW Conference

Last month the Thermogard team went to the Meals on Wheels NSW State Conference

The Thermogard team (Charlie & Dean) were very pleased to attend the conference and showcase Thermogard Gel Ice Packs to the wide range of visitors there. 

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November 12, 2018

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What temperature should fresh vegetables be stored and transported at?

Fresh Fruit apple
Once fruits and vegetables are harvested, they continue to ripen and their freshness and value decreases as time goes by. Proper storage and transport packaging conditions such as temperature and humidity, will lengthen storage life and maintain quality of fruits & vegetables. 10%-40% of fresh fruit and vegetable shipments are lost due to improper storage and handling!

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Customer Testimonial: Pyrmont Seafoods

Pyrmont Seafoods is a specialist Seafood Wholesaler, delivering direct from the catch to the customer. Find out why they use Thermogard.

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Fine Foods Show September 2018

Thermogard at Fine Foods Show

This year the Thermogard team exhibited at the Fine Foods Australia Show in Melbourne. What a great event, Fine Food Australia is the country’s leading trade exhibition, and has been connecting buyers and sellers within the food service, hospitality and retail industries for over 34 years

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How to dispose of Thermogard Gel Ice Packs

Food delivery box

People often ask; “How do I dispose of your gel ice packs”?

They are concerned that putting the gel down the drain will clog it up, or the gel will flow into the ocean and damage the environment. Others want to know if they can recycle the plastic casing, as more people are wanting to reduce their carbon footprint.


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