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Freezing and deep freezing foods.

Author(s) : LE BAIL A.

Type of excerpt: Book chapter


Freezing consists in cooling foodstuffs below their freezing point in order to turn the constitutive water into ice, thus making it possible to reduce the mobility of the water, to inhibit the multiplication of microorganisms and to slow or put a stop to certain deterioration mechanisms.

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  • Original title: Freezing and deep freezing foods.
  • Record ID : 2010-0498
  • Languages: English
  • Source: 2008 - Refrigeration year: 100 years at the service of the development of refrigeration and its applications./ 2008 - Année du froid : 100 ans au service du développement du froid et de ses applications.
  • Publication date: 2008/06


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