“And that you are not overfilling it; you need to leave some space for the air to circulate.
“You should also never put hot or warm food in the freezer.
“And if you are freezing fresh or homecooked foods, freeze them in small batches so that your freezer doesn’t have to work so hard.”
As for whether there is a certain way to organise your freezer to ensure you aren’t making it work harder, thus costing you more, Kate explained: “First, make sure the foods in your freezer are grouped by what type of food they are – meat, fish, veg etc. and use boxes, tubs, or sturdy bags to carve up the space.