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Methods and technology of preserving the nutritive value of food

Special attention should be paid to the control of losses of food products in their processing, storage, transportation and sale. This could not be done without scientifically grounded rational application of polymer materials, which are used to preserve food products. In this connection, it is necessary to consider the specific properties of both food itself and of polymers in contact with it (packaging materials, containers, various coatings).