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Food Conservation Methods | FoodyLife

22 May, 2009

Food Conservation Methods

Posted by: admin In: Food Safety and Hygiene

Several conservation methods have been used to prevent food spoilage and food poisoning ever since ancient times. These are; salting, drying and smoking. Nowadays, chilling, freezing, dehydration and canning methods are used.

You can see the names of food conservation methods below;

Preparing foods under hygiene rules

High temperature

  • Boiling
  • Vapour application
  • Pasteurization

Low temperature

  • Chilling
  • Freezing
  • Dehydration

High Osmotic Pressure

  • Concentrated  sugar
  • Salting

Chemical additives

  • Organic acids
  • Smoking
  • Fermentation

Radiation

  • UV lights
  • Ionized radiation
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2 Responses to "Food Conservation Methods"

1 | Donald

May 26th, 2009 at 8:51 am

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There are lacks of methods here. For instance UHP and HPP

2 | Frederick

December 7th, 2009 at 11:43 am

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Methods are focused only in Western countries, while the bulk of hunger is in Africa.

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