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Grade 6

Introduction to Chemistry | Exercise

Question 11

Q11) Differntiate between the terms - food preservatives and food processing with appropriate examples.

Solution :

(a) Food preservatives are substances or chemicals that are added to food or beverages. The purpose of adding these preservatives is to

Prevent decomposition by bacteria or microbes.

Reduce risk of food borne infections.

Preserve nutritional quality of food.

Preservatives :

  1. Benzoic acid

  2. Nitrates

  3. Sulphur compounds

(b) Food processing is the transformation of agricultural products into food or one form of food into other forms.

Food items :

  1. Jams, pickles, carbonated drinks.

  2. Meat products

  3. Beverages, wines etc.

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Question 11

Q11) Differntiate between the terms - food preservatives and food processing with appropriate examples.

Solution :

(a) Food preservatives are substances or chemicals that are added to food or beverages. The purpose of adding these preservatives is to

Prevent decomposition by bacteria or microbes.

Reduce risk of food borne infections.

Preserve nutritional quality of food.

Preservatives :

  1. Benzoic acid

  2. Nitrates

  3. Sulphur compounds

(b) Food processing is the transformation of agricultural products into food or one form of food into other forms.

Food items :

  1. Jams, pickles, carbonated drinks.

  2. Meat products

  3. Beverages, wines etc.

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