Why Cascading Frying Oil in Foodservice Fryers Doesn’t Work

By Rick Stier and Monoj Gupta There are many foodservice frying operations that utilize a practice called ‘cascading’ as a means of managing frying oils. Cascading is a process in which the operator transfers the frying oil from one fryer to the next on scheduled intervals. Operators who utilize the cascading practice usually have four […]

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Reasons for Discarding Frying Oil and How to Test It

There are many ways to determine the discard point of your frying oil. Some are more accurate than others. To start, let’s take a look at the main reasons for discarding frying oil, and then we’ll review some options for testing it. Reasons for Discarding Frying Oil: TASTE Many experienced restaurant operators can determine when oil […]

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2 Minutes with Monoj: Frying Oil Filtration vs. Treatment

* The following post is the third in our three-part series with Monoj Gupta. Mr. Gupta is the president and founder of MG Edible Oil Consulting International, Inc. He founded the company in 1998 utilizing his 45 years experience in the field of oil technology and food processing. He holds a Master’s degree in chemical engineering from […]

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2 Minutes with Monoj: What Is Trans Fat?

* The following post is the second in our three-part series with Monoj Gupta. Mr. Gupta is the president and founder of MG Edible Oil Consulting International, Inc. He founded the company in 1998 utilizing his 45 years experience in the field of oil technology and food processing. He holds a Master’s degree in chemical engineering from […]

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2 Minutes with Monoj: Paper vs. Depth Oil Filtration

* The following post is the first in our three-part series with Monoj Gupta. Mr. Gupta is the president and founder of MG Edible Oil Consulting International, Inc. He founded the company in 1998 utilizing his 45 years experience in the field of oil technology and food processing. He holds a Master’s degree in chemical engineering […]

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Frying Oil Compliance and Why It’s Important

Compliance is a very broad term in the food industry. It can be used as a reference for following laws and regulations established by local, state, or federal regulatory authorities. This is regulatory compliance. Failure to follow laws and regulations may result in fines, facility closures, and even arrests. If the regulatory failure results in […]

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Why You Should Micro-Filter Your Frying Oil?

The United States is one of the few nations in the world that operates on the English system of measurement. We use miles, yards, feet and inches, whereas most of the world uses the metric system – kilometers, meters and such. Americans are often puzzled by the metric system, so when someone talks about how […]

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The Benefits of Low Oil Volume Fryers

Over the last several years, many large cities have banned the use of trans fats in commercial cooking. This has had a great impact on foodservice operators. While the foods now being served are healthier, they are also more expensive to cook. As a result, many fryer manufactures have developed a new type of fryer […]

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What Is the Most Accurate Sense for Predicting Bad Frying Oil?

Bad frying oil can often be hard to spot with the naked eye. Whether it’s reused too many times or it’s improperly filtered, the eye test isn’t always the best way to determine whether oil should be changed or filtered. There’s another sense, though, that can often steer us in the right direction. Bad oil […]

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A Side-by-Side Comparison of SuperSorb CarbonPads and Competing Oil Filtration Pads

The only true way to compare oil filtration methods is to look at them side by side. This allows restaurant owners and foodservice operators to make data-driven decisions on which methods lead to higher quality foods and greater cost and labor savings. One such test was conducted to compare SuperSorb® CarbonPads with another leading filtration […]

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