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2015-07-12 19:07:30
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Chip packages are filled with nitrogen gas to stop oxidation, and thus spoilage, of the chips. In the abscence of oxygen they cannot oxidize.


nitrogen being an unreactive gas,retards bacterial growth and keeps the ffod from decaying.


When fats and oils are oxidised, they become rancid and their smell and taste change. Food items containg oil and fat are flushed with nitrogen to prevent rancidity of oil and fat as nitrogen is an inert gas and prevent the oxidation of oil and fats.


Nitrogen is added to the potato chip packet to add strength to the packaging. Normally aluminum cans are used for packaging beverages, these beverages are carbonated drinks and the carbon dioxide present in them provides the internal pressure in the can and thus gives internal strength to the aluminum can. But in non-carbonated drinks, there is no carbon dioxide present and so Nitrogen is added to it to give the required strength to the packing.
To retard (slow) changes of oxidation.

(Stays fresh longer.)


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potatoes nd salt..! mre info. see d back of d lays chips packet! :P stupid prsns nwadays..:D

because they are little chips of the potato not big chunks

because they are "chips" off the potato. like a wood chip.

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