Can a new method of freezing food drastically cut down on energy and emissions? In this episode of the Xtalks Food Podcast, Sydney talks about isochoric freezing, in which foods are stored in a firm, sealed container made of hard metal or plastic, filled with a liquid like water and placed in a freezer. The team discusses why this method is a more sustainable option and reflects on the environmental impact of traditional freezing.
Also, in this episode, Mira discusses Hershey’s new Oat Made Chocolate bars that are being tested in select markets. The company’s newest oat milk-based innovation offers consumers a better-for-you option with ingredients like extra-creamy almond, sea salt and classic dark chocolate. The team discusses the competition among plant-based chocolate makers and whether the name “Oat Made” will stick with consumers.
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