Waitrose Frozen

Waitrose frozen, stock up your freezer

At Waitrose, we’re proud to be leading a step-change in the quality of frozen food in the UK with a revitalised range of products that will alter the way frozen food is perceived in the future.

We’ve created an exciting array of frozen foods for the 21st century, combining both great value for money and high quality products. What’s more, at Waitrose we promise that all our frozen products will deliver the same great quality and adhere to the same high standards of animal welfare as the food in the rest of the store.

With the Waitrose Frozen range, you can whip up a delicious meal in minutes, straight from the freezer, with no need to defrost. These full-flavour meals taste as good as homemade dishes - without the need to spend hours cooking. Choose from meals for one, or create a feast for the entire family with risottos and pastas.

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  • Family favourites
    Our clever frozen risottos and pastas have been individually frozen to allow for single portion servings - handy for a fast supper or snack. Try Pea & Asparagus Risotto, with sweet peas and tender asparagus. Delicious served with shavings of Parmigiano Reggiano. Also included in the range is the Cheese and Pasta Bake, a dish that is sure to be a hit with kids.
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  • Add a splash of sauce
    If your fridge is full of half-empty pesto jars, you'll love the ingenious single-portion frozen sauces in the range. Choose from Green Pesto, Tomato Ragu and Cheddar Cheese Sauce. Try adding the pesto to cooked, drained tagliatelle and stir through. Sprinkle with toasted pine nuts and finish with shredded basil.
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What makes Waitrose frozen food different?

  • The same meat and poultry you will find in our fresh products, from farmers we know and trust.
  • All chicken, pork and beef in Waitrose prepared meals is 100% British.
  • Fish and shellfish from sustainable sources, fished in a responsible way.
  • British fruit and vegetables from Leaf-accredited farms.
  • Authentic ingredients and methods. For example, our pizzas are stone-baked using Italian ingredients.
  • Only free-range eggs are used.
  • No hydrogenated vegetable oils since Jan 2007.
  • No artificial preserving methods.

Why choose frozen food?

Quality and freshness
Our food is frozen at the peak of its quality. The key to retaining flavour and nutritional content is the way we freeze our food- the quicker you freeze, the better the quality when defrosted. This is particularly true with fruit and vegetables where the vitamin content is retained. For example, Waitrose peas and petit pois are frozen within 2 hours of harvest, faster than any other supermarket.

Convenience without compromise
Using the freezer as an extension to your store cupboard is the convenient way to great tasting, nutritious meals and can save you time. Many Waitrose frozen foods can be cooked straight from frozen with no need for defrosting. Even with the extra cooking time, preparation will be much quicker.

Value for money
Use just the amount you need and put the rest back in the freezer. Frozen food cuts down food waste which in turn gives you better value for money. Also, buying frozen food in bulk will save you time and money. As well as reducing the number of shopping trips you make, it means you’ll always have a ready supply of ingredients and prepared meals.

10 Reasons to freeze

Stocking up on frozen food, either raw ingredients or ready-prepared, really is the smart choice – and here’s why…

  1. Locked-in freshness
    Many products, such as peas and fish, are frozen the moment they’re picked or caught, which effectively locks in the key nutrients.
  2. Eat out of season
    You can enjoy British foods that have a short natural season – such as summer berries and broadbeans - all year round.
  3. Less waste
    Freezing keeps many products in optimum condition for up to a year, which means you’re much less likely to have to throw away uneaten food.
  4. Portion control
    ‘Individually quick frozen’ technology means that every grain, berry and pea is frozen separately, allowing you to use exactly the amount you need.
  5. Cater to all tastes
    With the Waitrose range of frozen vegetarian meals, you’ll never be caught out again by non-meat eaters – there’s a delicious meal to suit everyone.
  6. Impromptu guests
    When friends drop round, pop a tray of Waitrose party snacks in the oven for an impressive spread in no time. You’ll be the host with the most!
  7. Buy in bulk
    Waitrose.com deliveries take the hassle out of buying frozen food in bulk – so you can stock up while making the most of our special offers.
  8. So convenient
    Preparing veg such as butternut squash can take time. Buying frozen allows you to cook from scratch without all the hassle of peeling and chopping.
  9. Great fast food
    Most frozen products can be cooked straight from the freezer, so you don’t need to worry about defrosting before cooking.
  10. Ice cream
    Need we say more? With around 200 varieties of irresistible ice cream and frozen yogurt at Waitrose, you’ll find there’s something for everyone.

Buy frozen food the easy way – have it delivered to your door.