Recommended Temperature Guide
Please note apart from Blast Chillers & Freezers, all refrigerated storage and display cabinets are holding cabinets, i.e. designed to store or display pre-chilled or pre-frozen foods only. Heated display cabinets are designed to hold pre-heated foods.
Display cabinets are designed for short-term display of foods, after service, chilled food should be moved to a chilled storage cabinet.
|HOT FOODS||65°C (minimum 63°C)|
|CHILLED FOODS||3 / 5C (maximum 8°C)|
|FRESH MEAT||-2 / +2°C|
|FRESH FISH||-1 / +1°C *|
|FROZEN FOODS||-18 / -22°C|
|SOFT SCOOP ICE CREAM||-12 / -18°C (depends on type of ice cream)|
|WRAPPED ICE CREAM||-20 / -24°C|
|CANS & BOTTLED BEVERAGES||Personal choice (generally 1 / 10°C)|
|WHITE WINE||Personal choice (generally 4 / 12°C)|
|RED WINE||Personal choice (generally 14 / 20°C)|
* Only specific cabinets control humidity and are designed to resist corrosion
The above are given for guidance only. For further details contact the Food Standards Agency