At Root Kitchen, we believe in the potential of frozen food to be a sustainable, healthy and delicious option for meals. Often, frozen food gets a bad reputation for being unhealthy, bland, and filled with preservatives. However, we know that this doesn't have to be the case. Frozen food, when done right, can be a game changer for the environment, our health, and our daily lives.
Our passion for frozen food is what led us to start Root Kitchen. We want to share with you some of the reasons why we believe in the power of freezing and why we choose to only offer frozen meals at Root Kitchen.
FROZEN FOOD REDUCES WASTE
Food waste is one of the most significant agricultural and environmental issues facing our world today, and frozen food can play a significant role in reducing it. In the UK alone, 40% of food goes to waste. This not only wastes money, but it also harms the environment. Landfills are filled with uneaten food, which leads to methane emissions and contributes to climate change. Furthermore, 24% of all water used for agriculture worldwide is used to produce food that is eventually wasted.
Frozen food can help reduce waste in several ways. First, frozen food has a much longer shelf life than fresh food, which means it can reduce food waste due to expiration significantly. At Root Kitchen, our meals are good for up to 12 months after production, so you don't have to worry about them going bad unexpectedly.
Second, the frozen food production process minimizes waste. In the world of fresh food, purchasing too many ingredients or cooking too much food almost inevitably leads to perfectly-good food being thrown out. However, in the world of frozen food, unused ingredients and meals can be frozen rather than thrown out. This helps minimize waste in frozen production operations like ours.
Finally, the frozen industry helps rescue "ugly" produce that would otherwise be thrown away. In whole form, misshapen or discolored fruits and vegetables are often ignored by consumers, even though they're perfectly good to eat. But in frozen form, these ingredients can be used without any issues, reducing food waste and saving money.
In conclusion, frozen food can be a sustainable and delicious option when done correctly. At Root Kitchen, we believe in the power of freezing and are committed to reducing food waste by offering only frozen vegan meals. We hope you give our meals a try and join us in our mission to make nutritious and delicious food accessible for everyone.