We’ve responded to our most frequently asked questions here. If you’ve got a different question, please contact our team on (03) 9357 6007.
The Monash University Dietetics Student Research 2012 found three key benefits of using quality, value-added texture modified food.
How do you save time and money in my commercial kitchen?
We transform the way your kitchen manages texture modified meals.
One of the key time savings for commercial kitchens is the significant reduction in labour. Key labour savings include:
Today with all the IDDSI textures, kitchens are asked to provide three different texture modified foods which can be labour intensive and hard to get it right all of the time.
One of the key money savings for commercial kitchens is the reduction in food wastage. Key financial savings include:
How can you assist in creating a well-designed menu?
A well-designed menu has choice, variety and colour. When designing a menu for texture modified diets, choice and variety are often forgotten – colours tend to be brown, white, orange and green and there’s a tendency to have only one choice available.
TCF protein products are designed to canvass your flavours to match the main menu. You can use a sauce that matches your standard menu or use one of our specialty made sauces.
We also offer an extensive range of vegetables and vegetarian options.
And don’t forget about our desserts! Garnish with cream, custard, coulis or yoghurt. Diners enjoy having more than custard, yoghurt, fruit puree, mousse and panna cotta for dessert.
It’s super easy to supplement an alternative from our product range. We can provide additional services to help you customise your menu. Have a chat with our dietitian for more information – Lisa@texturedconceptfoods.com.au
How do I view, order and purchase your texture modified foods?
You can view, order and purchase all of our products online via our website by going to our products page. Please feel free to call us on (03) 9357 6007 to find your nearest distributor.
How much should I order?
If you are a home user:
If you are a commercial kitchen:
How does your texture modified products and meals arrive?
We supply packaged products and Pre-Plated Meals (PPM). All our individual meat, vegetable and dessert/fruit portions are secured in user-friendly, resealable packaging to ensure product integrity, ease of use and reduction in food wastage.
How long will your products last?
Our products and meals are snap-frozen with a shelf life of 12 months, so you can conveniently have them on hand for the longer term.
How do I store your food products and meals?
We recommend storing our texture modified food products and meals in a your freezer.
How do I prepare your texture modified products and meals?
Preparing your meal is as simple as 1-2-3: Defrost-Heat-Serve. Please refer to our preparation and heating instructions depending on the meal and your location:
How do I find a distributor?
Feel free to contact us on (03) 9357 6007 to find your nearest distributor.
Do you use locally sourced ingredients in your food products?
As an Australian-owned business operating from Victoria and supplying across Australia, we manufacture our products using locally sourced Australian ingredients.
We choose to use fresh and natural ingredients in our products so when our home-cooked meals are snap frozen they’ve locked in the goodness and nutrition you’d expect from a superior value-added product.
Our free-range eggs, 90% of our meats, and most of our vegetables are sourced from Victorian suppliers. For products we cannot source locally, we trust and use Australian produce.