Additives and Preservatives
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Foods are processed to provide consumers a wide variety of safe, nutritious, consistent quality, palatable, readily prepared, and consumed products with low cost throughout the year. Additives are required for ensuring safety and quality of food products within a reasonable shelf life. Consumers’ demand for reduced fat, salt, and energy and minimally processed foods drives modication of food processing techniques, which also necessitates use of food additives (Saltmarsh and Insall 2013).