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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 Importance of Boiling Out Your Fryer (and How to Reduce the Frequency)

“Cleanliness is next to godliness.” This old, old saying applies to things as simple as washing your hands before dinner to keeping a commercial kitchen clean and sanitary. In restaurant operations, this means keeping all the equipment, utensils, counters, and other workspaces clean. A clean operation is essential to not only protect customers but also […]

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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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7 Main Factors for Managing Your Restaurant’s Frying Oil

By Rick Stier The ultimate yardstick for frying is the quality of the food. The longer the frying oil is able to produce quality food, the more efficient the frying operation. For this to occur, the operator must manage the oil. There are many factors to consider in an oil management program. Here are the […]

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Why Managing Frying Oil Is Easier Than Grease (and More Profitable)

By Rick Stier Sustainability is the new buzzword in the food processing industry, and integral parts of that are recycling and making more efficient use of resources. People act as if this is new, but it’s really not. During the Second World War, the United States and other nations all practiced recycling including the recycling […]

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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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Frying Oil Filtration: SuperSorb CarbonPads vs. Adsorbent Powder

What Happened When a Large Seafood Chain Switched to SuperSorb? A large seafood chain of more than 600 locations uses multiple fryers that are dedicated to specific menu items – French fries, chicken, shrimp, oysters, hush puppies, and fish. Their frying oil process included a cascading system that transferred oil from fryer to fryer at […]

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What Makes the Perfect French Fry?

Who makes the perfect French fry? Why is it perfect? Can those qualities be replicated? In a recent article on Serious Eats, J. Kenji López-Alt took an entertaining deep dive into the perfect fry made by one of the biggest names in the foodservice industry. In his hamburgling efforts to find out how the perfect […]

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What Is a Fry Oil Study?

As part of our efforts to bring you voices and information from across the foodservice industry, Filtercorp recently sat down with Monoj Gupta, president of MG Edible Oil Consulting International. MGEdibleOil provides technical expertise in several key areas of oil processing, production, and training. They specialize in vegetable oil processing and its application in fried […]

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