Essays Tagged: "Food preservation"

Food Preservation

sts into these many experiments, is the desire to preserve the one fuel that keeps our lives going; FOOD.As early as the beginning of the 19th century, major breakthroughs in food preservation had beg ... and seamen, fighting in Napoleons army were living off of salt-preserved meats. These poorly cured foods provided minimal nutritional value, and frequent outbreaks of scurvy were developing. It was N ...

(11 pages) 136 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Analyse the Various Methods used for the Preservation of Food

We often store food so that we can eat it later. However if food is kept for a long time before it is eaten, it may ... is attacked by its own enzymes, oxidized by the air or decomposed by bacteria and fungi. Therefore food preservation is very important.There are three main methods of preserving food. These are paste ... ng food. These are pasteurization and sterilization, refrigeration and freezing and drying. Heating foods and drinks that are sealed in tins or cartons, kills off organisms like bacteria. This process ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry


Food is a universally acceptable gift by means of which the donor can express a variety of emotions ... means of which the donor can express a variety of emotions such as concern, sympathy, or gratitude. Food can be defined as "any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and buil ... ld tissues", or any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment, food and drink. ( Usually, in each and every society there ar ...

(10 pages) 109 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Refrigerator and Marx's theory of Commodification and Alienation

Refrigeration and freezing are two of the most common forms of food preservation used today. Virtually, in the kitchen of every home of the developed world, there ... henever required. They are very useful because people can store, freeze, prepare and preserve fresh food for long period of time, like never before. The main function of the refrigerator was to help i ... tivities of their liking. On one hand, because it releases people from every day shopping for fresh food and in many cases from daily cooking. On the other hand, because it means people don't have to ...

(8 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Biotechnology Throughout History - Food Preservation Research one type of biotechnology and give a detailed report on two types commonly used today.

Food is the key to our survival. Without food, we would simply die; because food is so important, fo ... hniques and ideas have been thought up and carried out throughout the years so that we can keep our food better for longer. Nowadays, some of the well known ways to preserve our food include:Refrigera ... the micro-organisms present. This also includes stopping their growth for long enough to allow the food to be safely consumed. Chemical preservation aims to do the same thing but these preservatives ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology