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processed food

Raw food that has been adulterated or modified to increase its nutritional content or make it more palatable and easier to ship, to store, or to sell.
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Contaminants, some of which may be carcinogenic, have also been found in heat-treated processed food products, and many contain legal but controversial additives such as sodium nitrite and titanium oxide.
Highly processed foods include packaged baked goods and snacks, fizzy drinks, sugary cereals, ready meals and reconstituted meat products - often containing high levels of sugar, fat, and salt but lacking in vitamins and fibre.
Huge quantities of everyday processed food have excessive levels of sugar, fat and salt stuffed in them and it's all listed on the packaging.
They found no major link between the disease and less processed food such as canned vegetables and freshly made unpackaged bread.
Earning reports show that fresh dairy, produce, and deli meat are steadily replacing processed foods in shopping carts.
Results show that sodium reductions in most categories of processed foods were modest.
Researchers find link between processed foods and autoimmune diseases.
And as with other processed foods, frozen skillet meals are coming under increasing scrutiny from consumers who are concerned about their weight and health.
Chilled processed food packaging is expected to slow in volume growth over the forecast period.
Euromonitor International's Chilled Processed Food Packaging in China report offers insight into key trends and developments driving packaging across the category.
Therefore, clear labelling of these processed foods is essential to let the consumers know, not only what they are buying but where the ingredients actually originate from in the first place.
Euromonitor International's Chilled Processed Food Packaging in India report offers insight into key trends and developments driving packaging across the category.