Each year, restaurants in the United States generate approximately 22-33 billion pounds of food waste. The restaurant industry is a major contributor to our waste problem, but now it can be part of the solution to restaurant food waste.
Happy Earth Day! What a great time to reflect on the ways we can help planet Earth and all it has done for us. Mother Theresa once said, “I only feel angry when I see litter.” When I see people throwing things away that we could use.” Every year, restaurants in the United States generate an estimated 22-33 billion pounds of food waste. The restaurant industry is a major contributor to our waste problem. , but now it can be part of the solution to restaurant food waste with FreshFry Pods.
A solution for restaurant food waste
FreshFry pods purify frying oil, allowing restaurants to reuse their oil longer, reducing the amount of oil they use throughout the year. The Pods themselves contain recycled vegetable waste to filter the oil. This plant waste would otherwise end up in a landfill if not reused.
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To date, FreshFry has recycled/disposed of approximately 11 million pounds of waste, and we are committed to reusing 1 billion pounds of waste by 2031. If you’re ready to be part of the industry waste solution catering industry, there are a few key benefits of using FreshFry pods.
1. Save a lot of money
Food waste also comes at an exorbitant price, costing this country an estimated $218 billion a year. Frying oil is one of the top 3 restaurant food costs. Reducing the amount of oil your restaurant consumes each week adds money to your pocket. On average, restaurants save about $2,000 to $4,000 per fryer per year. We have a QSR Chicken franchise with 3 locations on track to save $28,000 this year, and another national QSR Chicken chain is on track to save over $20 million this year just by using Pods.
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2. Save time and labor
Our customers love how much easier and faster it is to use pods instead of other traditional methods of frying oil filtration. It takes 4 seconds to drop a Pod into a fryer at the end of the night. As a bonus, because the pods remove the polymers, there is reduced/eliminated polymer buildup in the fryer – less for you and your employees to scrub.
3. Ensure the quality of your food
FreshFry pods remove invisible impurities from your oil that affect oil quality. They eliminate polymers, free fatty acids, carcinogens and flavor transfer among fried foods. In a blind taste test, customers preferred food cooked in FreshFry purified oil 100% of the time. Our customers see customer satisfaction surveys coming back with 98-100% positive responses. Nowadays people go out to eat less because of inflation. It’s paramount for restaurants to ensure that the few times their customers enter are exceptional experiences, because they won’t return if they don’t. Going back to restaurant food waste, customers are much more likely to waste food they don’t like.
If you’re ready to be part of the restaurant food waste solution, save money, time and labor, while ensuring the quality of your fried foods, grab a risk-free case of FreshFry Pods here.