Explain how food can be preserved?

  • There are different ways in which Food can be preserved. Below are some examples of Food Preservation

  • Drying is one of the most ancient food preservation techniques, which reduces water activity sufficiently to prevent bacterial growth. 

  • Refrigeration preserves food by slowing down the growth and reproduction of microorganisms and the action of enzymes which cause food to rot.

  • Pickling is also done to preserve Food for a longer period of time.

Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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