Did you know that microorganisms multiply dangerously during thawing?

  • When freezing, food should be fresh and freshly purchased.
  • Clean, package and label foods before freezing.
  • Freezing should be quick and maintain a temperature of at least -18C.
  • Thaw in a controlled manner: in the refrigerator, and never at room temperature.
  • Never freeze a thawed food unless it has been previously cooked.

Did you know that raw food should not be mixed with cooked food?

  • Clean utensils and surfaces every time a different food is handled.
  • Separate raw food from cooked food when refrigerating, keeping them in airtight containers.
  • Remember that there are products, surfaces and appliances that, due to their characteristics and features, help to achieve hygiene and safety in the kitchen.

Critical points in the kitchen

Those that can be a focus of infections and we must take extreme care:

  • Storage area: Pantry. Refrigerator. Freezer.
  • Handling area: Sink. Countertop.. Utensils. Knives. Cutting boards. Kitchen cloths and rags.
  • Waste and recycling area: Garbage. Recycling bins.

Did you know that fresh food does not mean clean food?

  • Carefully clean foods that are consumed raw, such as vegetables.
  • To prepare cold sauces, such as mayonnaise, extreme hygiene precautions, keep them cold and consume them as soon as possible.
  • Dishes prepared with heat but consumed cold, such as custard or pastry cream, are also considered risky.

Correct hygiene habits for a safe kitchen.

Some points in the kitchen that can be a source of infection:

  • The refrigerator door
  • Knobs and handles on doors, cabinets, dishwashers and ovens
  • Knife handle
  • Switches
  • The pantry

Cleaning the dishwasher correctly

  • Filters: remove food residues from dishes and pans before putting them in the dishwasher to prevent them from accumulating in the dishwasher.
  • Blades: check that the holes through which the water comes out are free of dirt.
  • Door seals: remove any dirt.
  • Inside the appliance and internal pipes: some cleaning products can be applied to th empty dishwasher. A more ecological and economical option is to add a glass of white vinegar halfway through the wash.

The kitchen, the heart of the home


Now that nothing is like before, it’s time to relearn how to live your kitchen. Now more than ever, rediscover your kitchen.

Rediscover the heart of your home.


Aspects to improve in the kitchen

  • Take care of smells. Air fresheners are not advisable.
  • Install joint-less and non-porous materials for countertops.
  • Have non-slip floors and easy to clean.
  • Avoid plastics in the fridge and when heating meal.
  • Locate the pantry away from appliances that dissipate heat or steam because hot steam spoils food.

The kitchen: recommended healthy measures

  • Clean surfaces frequently, since the virus remains up to 3 days on interior surfaces.
  • It is very important to ventilate the kitchen, before and after cooking since it is a space where food is handled and preserved.
  • It is advisable to have a good extractor hood. That we should have on while cooking, especially in kitchens that are open and integrated into other spaces.

Domestic well-being: the importance of clean air

  • Ventilate common areas and spaces frequently since germ particles remain in the air for about 3 hours.
  • Do not smoke inside the house.
  • Install the dining room table near the window for better ventilation.
  • Be tolerant to room temperature allowing maximum fresh air to enter. And avoid humidity.

Change of habits for health and wellness care

  • 49% have changed eating habits in the last years
  • 41% consume less processed food
  • 31% cook properly and try not to eat processed foods
  • 22% take care of the origin of the food

Social networks take the lead over smart home automation and devices

  • 70% RRSS for information of recipes, diets, food, restaurants
  • 62% Since you use RRSS, you take more care of your diet
  • 55% Use your mobile to interact with devices (appliances, lights, heating …)
  • 54% RRSS as inspiration to renovate or redecorate the kitchen
  • 14% Use RRSS information recycle, reuse and reduce