The correct preservation of cold meats is crucial to maintain their quality and food safety. Here are a few simple tips and tricks so that you can enjoy Embutidos Ortiz products with the best guarantees:

STRIPED BUTTER (string or sail)

  1. Store in a cool, dry place: Store whole sausage pieces in a cool, dry place, ideally in a pantry or well-ventilated area.
  2. Avoid Moisture: Make sure they are not exposed to moisture, which can promote mould growth.
  3. Hanging: If possible, hang the sausages to allow adequate air circulation around the entire piece.
  4. Wrapping in Waxed or Aluminium Foil: If you cut a piece, wrap the cut end in waxed or aluminium foil to protect it from air and moisture. However, once you start cutting them, it is advisable to cover the cut area and store them in the refrigerator to maintain freshness and prevent spoilage.

LONCHONED SAUSAGES (blister or packet)

  1. Refrigeration: They should always be refrigerated, even before opening, and it is essential to keep them refrigerated after opening. Once the blister pack has been opened, it is important to refrigerate the sausages. Keep the package in the coldest part of the refrigerator.
  2. Airtight packaging: If the package is not reusable, transfer the remaining slices to an airtight container or wrap them in cling film to prevent them from drying out.
  3. Quick Consumption: Try to consume blister-packed sliced sausages within a few days after opening to ensure freshness.

FRESH CUT SAUSAGES

  1. Immediate Refrigeration: Place fresh-cut sausages in the refrigerator as soon as you get home.
  2. Wrapping in Paper and Plastic: If they come wrapped in paper from the deli, you can keep them that way, but for longer preservation, wrap the paper in cling film or place them in an airtight container.
  3. Consume within a few days: Ideally, consume these sausages within a few days of purchase, as they are more exposed to the air and may lose freshness more quickly.

GENERAL TIPS

  1. Proper storage: For optimal storage in the refrigerator, sausages should be stored in an airtight container or wrapped in cling film to prevent loss of moisture and absorption of odours from other foods.
  2. Ideal Temperature: The ideal refrigerator temperature for storing sausages is around 4°C (39°F) or below.
  3. Maintaining Freshness: Refrigeration helps to maintain the freshness and quality of sausages, reducing the risk of spoilage and maintaining their flavour and texture.
  4. Regular Checking: Regularly check sausages for signs of spoilage, such as unpleasant odour, fall or decay.mbio de color o presencia de moho.
  5. Hygiene: Wash your hands before and after handling sausages to avoid cross-contamination.
  6. Do not freeze sliced meats: Avoid freezing sliced meats, as this can affect their texture and taste.

By following these tips, you will be able to enjoy your sausages in the best possible conditions, maintaining their flavour and quality.