7361 240 St. Langley, BC

604-888-1685

Individual Quick Frozen (IQF)

Individual Quick Frozen (IQF)

 

The Blueridge Produce IQF production facility completed in 2013 offers a 7,000sqft holding freezer with 2 million pounds of storage capacity and over 25,000 sqft of new production space.

Our state-of-the-art processing line is capable of producing final grade product, reducing the need and expense of repacking.

Our IQF facility is equipped with high pressure, hot water cleaning systems and is fully staffed with an onsite quality assurance team complete with a fully functional laboratory.

All products are frozen in our Octo-Frost IQF Tunnel with 10-11,000 lbs per hour capacity and laser sorted/metal detected prior to undergoing packaging.

Custom freezing for off grade loads and custom poly bagging is available by contacting our office directly.

Blueridge Produce offers IQF- individual quick frozen strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and cultivated blueberries.

 

IQF fruit (boxed)

Blueberries

30 lb (13.64 kg) cases

Cases per truck 1320
Cases per 40′ container 1750
Extra large Over 1/2″ Grade A or B
Large 1/2″ and over Grade A or B
Small Under 1/2″ Grade A or B

Raspberries

20 lb (9.09 kg) cases

Cases per truck 1680
Cases per 40′ container 1750
  • Whole grade A
  • Whole grade B
  • Whole and broken

Strawberries

25 lb (11.36 kg) cases

Cases per truck 1560
Cases per 40′ container 1750
Large Grade A or B
Medium large Grade A or B
  • Whole grad A

Blackberries

25lb (11.36 kg) cases

Cases per truck 1560
Cases per 40′ container 1750
  • Whole grade A

 

IQF fruit (poly bags)

Retail Poly Bag Sizes

Product Size variety
Blueberry 600 gr 1.5 kg 2 kg
Strawberry 600 gr 1.5 kg 2 kg
Raspberry 600 gr 1.5 kg 2 kg
Cherry (dark sweet) 600 gr 1.5 kg 2 kg
Cranberry 600 gr 1.5 kg 2 kg
Berry blend – 3 fruit 600 gr 1.5 kg 2 kg
Berry blend – 4 fruit 600 gr 1.5 kg 2 kg
Summer Fresh Blend 600 gr 1.5 kg 2 kg

 

Food service pack sizes

Product Pack Size Pack Size Pack Size
Blueberry 2 2.5 kg 4 2.5 kg 2 5 kg
Strawberry 2 2.5 kg 4 2.5 kg 2 5 kg
Raspberry 2 2.5 kg 4 2.5 kg 2 5 kg
Cherry (dark sweet) 2 2.5 kg 4 2.5 kg 2 5 kg
Cranberry 2 2.5 kg 4 2.5 kg 2 5 kg
Berry blend – 3 fruit 2 2.5 kg 4 2.5 kg 2 5 kg
Berry blend – 4 fruit 2 2.5 kg 4 2.5 kg 2 5 kg
Summer Fresh Blend 2 2.5 kg 4 2.5 kg 2 5 kg