Starfrost have completed an installation of a Contact Crust Freezing system for a seafood processor in Northern Europe.
Working in partnership with conveyance specialist Intralox, Starfrost introduces the latest in cooling technology - our Helix spiral freezers, chillers and coolers featuring DirectDrive. Click 'more' to view our video.
Starfrost values our engineering team, a big thank you goes to our highly skilled engineers for the work they do to create innovative, efficient and reliable cooling equipment for the food processing industry.
It’s National Apprentice Week! We are taking part by sharing an apprentice story from Josh - our Apprentice Technical Service Engineer. Josh is training to commission, service and maintain Starfrost cooling systems and is a valuable member of the team.Starfrost Helix spiral freezer installed for Mackie’s of Scotland features in the latest episode of ‘Inside the Factory’ on BBC2.
Watch out for the ‘ice cream’ episode on Wednesday 9th February at 9pm on BBC2 and BBC IPLAYER to see Gregg Wallace investigating how Mackie’s of Scotland makes Honeycomb ice cream and a behind the scenes tour of the Starfrost spiral freezer.
Cooling equipment plays a crucial role in the successful production of plant based products. Selecting the correct freezing or chilling solution provides food manufacturers with optimum product quality, as well as maximum operating performance of their processing line.
Scientists have put Scotland's best-selling ice cream brand under the microscope, to understand the impact of its new state-of-the-art spiral freezer system on the smoothness of its ice cream.
Our offices are closed for the Christmas holidays on 25th December 2021, reopening 4th January 2022. Please click 'more' for further information.
We were pleased to be part of “The biggest Frozen Food Industry network event of the year” organised by British Frozen Food Federation.
Working in partnership with parent company Star Refrigeration, Starfrost implemented an end to end cooling solution for Butternut Box that has delivered benefits of energy efficiency and improved product quality.
The online hub is full of free resources and events to help UK businesses achieve net zero targets set to be agreed at COP26. Click 'more' for further information.
We will be attending the Frozen Food Annual Luncheon at Hilton Park Lane, London on 25th November 2021.
Starfrost have installed spiral cooling equipment for Haywood and Padgett, enabling the bakery to treble production of its award-winning scones. Click 'more' for further details...Star Refrigeration Group will deliver presentations and showcase a brand new app for TCS&D attendees in September
Star Refrigeration Group to launch free energy consumption calculator app at 40th TCS&D Show
The free SEC (Specific Energy Consumption) benchmarking app allows temperature controlled storage companies to compare their site’s energy performance against industry ‘Best Practice’ Guidelines and predicts potential energy and CO2 savings.
Star Refrigeration Group has been nominated for Diversity Impact Award and Environmental Collaboration Award at one of the industry’s biggest and most respected ceremonies.Starfrost Helix spiral freezer has delivered energy efficiency benefits at Mackie's of Scotland dairy and enhanced the quality of its famous luxury ice cream.
Starfrost partnered with Mackie's of Scotland to install highly efficient freezing technology to improve and expand ice cream production at its real dairy farm in Aberdeenshire. Click 'more' for further details...
Starfrost have installed a state-of-the-art freezing system for Nordic seafood processor, Båtsfjordbruket, enabling the firm to increase production capacity by 35% while enhancing hygiene processes. Click 'more' for further details...
Starfrost is pleased to welcome Liz Harris to further strengthen the Service department within the business. At the beginning of May, Liz joined the company as Aftercare Manager, a role focused on business development and customer support for Starfrost's clients across the worldwide food processing industry. Click 'more' for further details...
Starfrost are proud to support International Women in Engineering Day and celebrate the outstanding achievements of women engineers...
Together with Star, we are delighted to be supporting World Refrigeration Day 2021. World Refrigeration Day is an international campaign launched to draw attention to the importance of the refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump industries...
Today marks the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week, the UK’s national week to raise awareness of mental health. The week, which is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is in its 21st year and runs from 10-16 May.
Q&A: Ben Walker, Head of Pioneer at COOK, discusses how a recent investment in freezing technology has benefited production and increased processing capacity by 50%. Read the article in full...
We pleased to announce our team of engineers have installed a Contact Hardener for crust freezing chicken portions in Taiwan. Read the full article...
One of our most recent international installations is a Hybrid tunnel for a meat manufacturer in Mexico. The 4 level multi-belt freezer has been designed to freeze sliced meat in trays and bags, including bacon and pork loin products. Click here to read more
Working together with our parent company Star Refrigeration and other Star subsidiaries, our group of companies have donated to a number of different charitable causes throughout the 2020 making an extra special effort to bring some Christmas cheer to the hardest hit communities in the country.
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We provide solutions that enable you to expand your production capacity and maximise throughput. Click here to find out more...
We build cooling solutions for every food product and sector, that includes food for animals too. One of Starfrost's latest projects, currently in construction, is a Helix Spiral system for one of the UK's largest manufacturer of pet food. Read the full article...
Starfrost recently completed commissioning of a Helix spiral freezer for a vegetable processing giant. Our expert engineers designed, manufactured and installed the Helix spiral freezer at a UK based site.
Leroy Seafood has invested in a highly efficient and innovative freezing system from IQF equipment experts, Starfrost. The Helix spiral freezer has enabled the seafood processor to increase production of its seafood products by more than 30%.
Our expert engineers developed the Helix range, as with all our IQF equipment, to deliver precise, consistent freezing of food products with the lowest possible operating costs.
Our expert engineers are installing a Helix Spiral Freezer and Hybrid IQF Tunnel for a seafood processor in Africa. The dual freezing system has been custom designed for the new processing line to increase product capacity. Read the full article...
The Azanefreezer is the natural refrigeration solution for food processing applications, suitable for Starfrost's Helix spiral freezer or Hybrid tunnel freezer systems.
Latest advancements in our CIP technology have enabled a reduction of water usage from 100 litres per minute to 8 litres per minute. The innovative new design delivers the highest hygiene levels whilst decreasing the volume of detergent and sanitiser, meaning a cost effective solution for your business.
Starfrost have completed commissioning of a spiral freezer for a UK processor of premium pastry products.
Our team of expert engineers are keeping busy with service works on a spiral freezer at a UK bakery
The bakery, where the spiral cooler is installed, produces 180,000 Cornish pasties each day. The episode aired on BBC2 last week and is available to watch on BBC iPlayer.
Starfrost worked in partnership with a bacon manufacturer based in Ireland to build a bespoke system around their individual processes. The meat processor required an energy efficient system that could cool cooked bacon.
Happy Christmas Jumper Day! Some of the Starfrost team were rocking their fabulously festive knitwear on Friday 13th December and raised money for local charity East Coast Children’s Hospices.
Great job by our team who got involved with tree planting at Carlton Marshes, as well as a big thank you to Suffolk Wildlife Trust for the opportunity to take part in a such great day! Click here for the full story
Starfrost worked in partnership with a UK based bakery to build a bespoke system around their individual processes. The bakery which produces premium baked products required a system that could cool the temperature of its baked cookies.
Starfrost has implemented a new, state-of-the-art spiral cooling system for Pladis, the global snacking company behind well-loved brand McVitie’s.
Starfrost (UK) Ltd has achieved SafeContractor Certificate of Accreditation. SafeContractor accreditation has been achieved following an assessment of health and safety competency of contractors and service providers.
Starfrost have retrofitted a Clean in Place System on a Spiral Chiller at Riverside Bakery. Riverside Bakery, part of the Addo Food Group, is a manufacturer of pastry products based in Nottingham. Addo Food Group includes six sites in the UK, after obtaining the chilled savoury pastry division of Kerry Foods...
One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of sausage and meat products, James T Blakeman & Co invests in freezing equipment upgrade with its fourth Helix spiral system from IQF equipment specialist Starfrost. James T Blakeman & Co is a family run business that supplies sausage and meat products....
UK bakery firm Gilsons has invested in two spiral systems from freezing and chilling equipment manufacturer Starfrost. A leading frozen bakery supplier, Gilsons specialises in traditional loaves, artisan bread, rolls and sweet buns..
Reduce downtime and increase production with Clean in Place Systems from Starfrost, click here to read more.
A major UK soup company has boosted processing capacity by investing in a custom built, continuous chilling system from British equipment manufacturer Starfrost. The soup processor was looking to replace a manual blast chiller with a high capacity in-line system...
A leading UK seafood processor has invested £4M in a new production facility, featuring a trio of bespoke freezing systems from British equipment specialist Starfrost.
Due to continued growth, a new opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Manager to join our team. Click here for further details on the role.
Market leading food manufacturer Bakkavor has invested in a custom designed chilling system for pizza production from British equipment specialist Starfrost.
Starfrost will be exhibiting at Food Processing Expo. Food Processing Expo is the largest trade show in California devoted exclusively to food processing. Click here for further details on the exhibition.
We are pleased to announce the launch of Starfrost’s new website together with the unveiling of company brand developments. Since 1984, the core aim of our business has been to deliver quality, innovative solutions to our customer base, our commitment has always been focused on driving the business forward with continuous advancements within the company.
Hangana Seafood is one company netting the benefits of crust freezing with a recent investment of a Contact freezer from Starfrost. Factory Manager at Hangana Seafood, Pedro Sanchez, discusses working with Starfrost on its recent freezing project:
A poultry processor has significantly improved the quality and shelf life of its offal products by investing in a Hybrid air chilling tunnel from IQF equipment specialist Starfrost.
Starfrost and our agents Novateam will be exhibiting at The Poultry Farming Summit of Central America and The Caribbean. The trade show is focused solely on the poultry industry, click here for further details.
A Starfrost Helix Spiral Chiller has been in operation for over 18 years at a UK based bakery before requiring any component replacement or major maintenance; indicating the significant benefits of reliable and durable design combined with regular aftercare servicing.
Freezing and chilling equipment manufacturer Starfrost has hit a ground-breaking milestone, celebrating its 500th order. The latest contract which marked the record order intake will be supplied to a major UK bakery...
British equipment manufacturer Starfrost is celebrating three decades at the forefront of technical innovation in freezing and chilling systems for the global food processing industry. Established in the UK in 1984, Starfrost is an international market leader in bespoke IQF (Individual Quick Freeze) equipment.