- Created by: pebbleduck
- Created on: 02-07-20 09:57
Technological developments in food
Genetic Modification (GM) - the artificial alteration of the genes of organisms.
Organic - produced without the use of artificial chemicals such as pesticides.
Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) - the modification of the composition of the atmosphere that food is stored in to give it a longer shelf life.
Hydroponics - the process of growing plants without soil.
Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) - a meat analogue made from soy flour.
Mycoprotein - a meat analogue made from fungal proteins.
Food fortification - the process of adding micronutrients to food.
Functional foods - ingredients that offer health benefits that extend beyond their nutritional value.