startAbout UsFor ConsumersFor FoodserviceFor Educators

Frequently Asked Questions

Search Knowlege Base


Home | Category: Freezing


Why are frozen fruits sometimes soft when thawed?

Rating: 100

If fruits are frozen slowly large ice crystals form and rupture cell walls causing a soft mushy product. For best results, quick freeze at -10 F and serve just as ice crystals are disappearing. Source: Original FAQ posted at

Not UsefulVery Useful