Natural way of food preservation has been part of the Filipino cuisine and food culture, this enables Filipino families to store food for future consumption and for “flavor enhancement”. However, since these preservation methods are done naturally (without preservative) the tendency of food spoilage is very high, and this has been a big concern in Natural Food Preservation. Now as a Filipino student, what proposition would you suggest in fixing this concern? And Which concept in General Chemistry II can be best applied to understand this phenomenon?
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Use of Modern methods include canning, pasteurization, freezing, irradiation, and the addition of chemicals. Advances in packaging materials have played an important role in modern food preservation.
Chemical preservation entails adding chemical compounds to the product. Physical preservation entails processes such as refrigeration or drying. Preservative food additives reduce the risk of foodborne infections, decrease microbial spoilage, and preserve fresh attributes and nutritional quality.