Food Spoilage

What is food preservation?



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Food preservation is the process of treating and handling food in such a way as to stop or greatly slow down spoilage to prevent food from getting rotten This can be done in a number of ways, you can coat a food in a substance that will preserve it such as salt, sugar of vinegar. you can dry food or you can keep it in an environment that makes bacteria that degrades food less able to survive such as a fridge or freezer.