In this Unit we will cover:
What is Food Preservation?
Types of Food Preservation
Importance of Food Preservation
What is Food Preservation.
Food preservation is preventing the growth of bacteria, fungi, or other micro-organisms as well as retarding the oxidation of fats that cause rancidity.
Types Food Perservation .
Canning, Heating Drying, Freezing Bottling, Dehydration Sterilization, Pasteurization and Refridgeration
Why is Food Preservation important.
Food preservation gives many benefits to us. The food will last longer With preservation processes, perishable products can be kept for a long time. The food is easy to store and distribute Food wastage is reduced Excess food can be kept. Food preservation is very important to fulfil the food supply needs in a country. It ensures that food supply can be distributed to the people at all times. Furthermore, problems like food shortage or famine can be avoided.
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