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Freezing and storing frozen food
when the contents freeze, high carbonate content drinks can even
explode! Never store lemonade, juices, beer, wine, sparkling wine etc.
in the freezer.
To freeze the maximum quantity shown on the rating plate press the
FROSTMATIC button 24 hours prior to freezing, or 4 to 6 hours for
smaller quantities. Yellow display lights up.
The FROSTMATIC button need not be pressed for freezing of small
All foods must be packed air tight prior to freezing, so that they do
not dry out or lose their flavour, and so that no flavour contamination
of other frozen goods occurs.
Do not touch frozen food with wet hands. Your hands could
stick to the food and cause skin abrasions.
Place the packed food in the drawers. Place food to be frozen in the
appliance´s two top drawers (1) and (2) equipped with its own refriger-
ated shelves. Unfrozen food must not touch items already frozen, oth-
erwise the frozen food could begin to defrost. Freezer drawers (3) and
(4) should only be used for storage of frozen food.
Place frozen foods in the drawers sorted by type, as far as possible.
Once the required storage temperate has been reached, press the
FROSTMATIC button again. The yellow light goes out.
The appliance’s electronics switch off the FROSTMATIC function auto-
matically after 24 hours. The yellow light goes out. You can also end
the FROSTMATIC function manually by pressing the FROSTMATIC but-
ton again.
• The following are suited for the packaging of frozen goods:
– freezer bags and polyethylene wraps;
– special containers for frozen goods;
– extra–thick aluminium foil.
• The following are suitable for sealing bags and wrap: plastic clips,
rubber bands or tape.
• Smooth the air out of the bag before sealing; air makes it easier for
the frozen food to dry out.
• Make flat packages, because these freeze more quickly.
• Do not fill containers for frozen goods to the brim with liquid or
paste–like goods, because liquids expand during freezing.
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