This industry group includes (1) establishments that freeze food and (2) those that use preservation processes, such as pickling, canning
, and dehydrating.
Bourne has discovered that by dropping canning
temperatures from 220[degrees]F to just 142[degrees]F, an enzyme naturally present in the foods activates and begins binding pectin molecules back together by chemically crosslinking their calcium atoms.
KITS: With summer gardens brimming with crops of fresh fruits and vegetables, it's time to think about preserving some of that seasonal bounty to enjoy later in the year.
Some consumers are wary, though, of the effects of canning
on the nutrition, taste and safety of food.
In some cases, there appears to be a higher nutrient content in canned foods, such as increased carotenoids in canned vegetables--due to the heat in the canning
When Durango, Colorado-based craft beer company Ska Brewing first chose to favor canning
instead of bottling their beer, it was all about practicality-glass bottles simply didn't mesh with the founders' outdoorsy lifestyle.
Caption: 2 Jarden's new FreshTECH countertop canning
For more information about canned food research, facts, resources, the canning
process, family mealtime solutions, recipes that use canned foods and more, visit Mealtime.
is a method of preserving food in which the food contents are processed and sealed in an airtight container.
Boulder Beer Company reports it has purchased and installed a brand new canning
line from Palmer Canning
Systems based in Chicago, IL.
According to Dan Sullivan, Van Camp Seafood senior vice president of production operations, the Chicken of the Sea HACCP program monitors quality and safety at eight critical points beginning at dockside when the fish are brought off the boats and continuing through the canning
process -- from cleaning to labeling and casing.
Most recently, Canning
served as associate portfolio manager of Phoenix Strategic Theme Fund, one of two equity funds introduced in October 1995.