Food Processing

Food processing is a technology which used by the food processing industry to transform raw ingredients into other forms for consumption by humans or animals. Food processing typically takes harvested crops or animal products and produces marketable, long-life products which can be consumed directly or stored to cook later. The main benefits of food processing are preservation, distribution, marketing, protection from environmental substances and the ease of preparation. There are also a few drawbacks of food processing like the loss of nutritional value and health effects due to added additives. Some of the Food processing methods are: