Why is nitrogen gas used to preserve food?
Nitrogen is a popular gas for food packaging because it displaces oxygen. This is important because oxygen can carry moisture. Oxygen is used by bacteria to grow and thrive on organic material. By removing as much oxygen as possible, bacteria find it more difficult to grow.
What is used to preserve food?
Chemical Method. Salt and edible oils are two main preservatives which are used since ages to prevent microbial growth. This is why we add extra oil to pickles. Preservation by salt is known as salting.
Which gas is used in food?
The most popular gas which we use for cooking is L.P.G.( liquefied petroleum gas). It is a mixture of hydrocarbons propane and butane. L.P.G. has the following properties. i) It is a colorless, odorless, non-toxic gas.
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