The quality and freshness of food is key to health and wellbeing. Nature offers a perfect spectrum of nutrients: vitamins, minerals and macronutrients such as carbohydrates that give energy, boost stamina and enhance mood. When stored at the right temperature and humidity, foods retain their delicious freshness and flavour for much longer.
After a long day at work, you need fast food and that’s what you get with fresh fruit, a crispy salad or a tasty portion of vegetables! What’s more, not only are they a quick and tasty treat, they also enhance your mood! However, to preserve the vitamins and nutrients that they contain, you’ll need to have the right storage environment at home. Food’s shelf life is determined firstly by its freshness, and then by the temperature and humidity at which it is stored. For this reason, Liebherr developed its BioFresh technology, which stores food at just above 0°C, with the support of high-precision electronics.
Targeted humidity for specific foods
Humidity regulation in BioFresh drawers makes it possible to individually set the humidity in DrySafes or HydroSafes.
DrySafes with low humidity (dry climate) are ideal for storing meat, fish and dairy products. When the slider is open, the humidity drops and the BioFresh safe becomes a DrySafe. When stored in this relatively dry environment, these products retain their flavour for much longer than in a standard refrigerator compartment. For instance Beef, Game, Lamb, Pork and Veal can all be stored for up to 7 days compared to just 1 day in a standard refrigerator compartment.
Meanwhile, fruit and vegetables are optimally stored, unpacked, in the BioFresh HydroSafe. Fruit and vegetables have a high water content, and this should be preserved during storage. When the HydroSafe is compactly filled, an environment with a humidity level of up to 90% is created, so the moisture in the food is retained, keeping it crisp and fresh for much longer.
Liebherr BioFresh app
The BioFresh app provides lots of useful information about food and food storage such as vitamin content and shelf life comparisons for conventional refrigeration versus BioFresh storage. Accessing nutritional information about fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and dairy products has never been so easy; the vitamin and mineral content of 130 different foods can be viewed by simply tapping the screen, and you can search for favourite foods or products that contain specific vitamins.
Just search for “Liebherr BioFresh” on iOS and Android. For more detailed information about Liebherr BioFresh technology visit our dedicated BioFresh website. If you enjoyed this article, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest for more!