Extensive Food Guide
We cook and keep our food fresh at all times. From the date of your purchase, the food will be taken out from our freezers and storage facility. Embarking on a new journey to your home, office, or even via our delivery partners straight to your doorstep.
Storing in the Freezer
After unpacking your box. Meals should be moved straight to your freezer. Frozen ready meals are meant to be stored at -18°C to keep them fresh until you’re ready to take them out and satisfy your cravings.
It is important to note that our food can be kept in the freezer for up to 12 months, without taking it out and defrosting it. Once you defrost your meal, shelf life immediately decreases.
Shelf Life: Frozen
Fatbroccoli meals stored frozen at -18 degrees, they can be kept in the freezer for up to 1 year from the date of production. Within this period of time, meals can be taken out from the freezer ,defrosted for some time at room temperature and heated immediately in the microwave or the oven.
Shelf Life: Chilled
Fatbroccoli meals stored chilled between 2 to 4 degrees in the refrigerator unopened and defrosted, they can be kept for less than 48 hours. If you are storing your food in the fridge, please ensure before you start the heating process to remove the food from the tray and move it in a plate. Eco-friendly trays are made from carton, when it defrosts in the fridge, it becomes moist resulting in the tray to come apart ⚠️
Heating Guide: Microwave
Before heating, please remove the sleeve packaging that contains our branding. The tray that contain the food, is microwave safe. The seal is also microwavable, therefore you can put the meal straight in the microwave for heating. Keep the seal closed on top, this is great to keep the food moist and steam.
Heating time in the microwave depending on each microwave power.
Usually you don’t need more then 6-8 minutes to heat your meal.
In case you feel your dish is still a bit cold, don’t worry, heat it for 1-2 more minutes. Our food is 100% cooked before freezing it.
Heating Guide: Oven
Before heating, please remove the sleeve packaging that contains our branding. The tray that contain the food, is oven safe. But the seal is only microwavable, therefore it has to be removed before you put the meal in the oven.Wrap the tray tightly with aluminum foil and place in preheated oven up to 40 minutes.
Remove the aluminum foil. Change the setting of your oven to ‘BROIL’ mode and place the tray for another 3-5 minutes inside (place the tray on the upper level of your oven, closer to the open fire ).
Take your meal out of the oven and enjoy!
Inside Fatbroccoli kitchen, we tested all of our meals up until 12 months.There there is no concern with food safety as long as it is kept in the freezer following this food guide. Customer health and safety are very important and we want you
to enjoy the freshness of all our dishes without any exception.