Selecting the correct thermometer for a food and catering application is important to achieve the maximum accuracy and repeatability of the temperature.
The following points should be considered when choosing a thermometer:-
We supply a range of catering thermometers and accessories that are ideal for busy restaurants, Hotels, cafes, bars etc. where food safety is vital.
Fridge & Freezer Temperatures
Ensuring fridges and freezers are maintained at the correct temperature is critical to the safety of the product.
It is recommended that fridges and chilled display equipment be set at 5°C or below to ensure that food is kept below the legal requirement of 8°C.
Its is recommended that food stored in a freezer be kept between -18°C and -22°C as bacteria will not grow at these temperatures.
Safe Food Temperatures
To prevent food poisoning, it is essential to kill bacteria. Most bacteria are killed quickly between 75°C to 100°C. The danger zone where bacteria multiply rapidly is between 11°C and 63°C