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What are preservatives? and name some examples
they prevent bacteria from growing in food so they last longer, an example is Vinegar, Salt and Sugar.
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What do colourings do to food? name some examples
they make foods look more attractive and appealing, an example is caramel
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What are flavourings? name some examples
they improve the taste and aroma of food, examples are herbs and spices and vanilla
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What are emulsifiers?
they keep products stable - stopping oil and water seperating
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What is the definition of a SETTING AGENT?
they thicken products so they set as a gel.
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What are raising agents?
they are used in dough and cake mixtures to aerate them
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Give an example of a raising agent:
Yeast - for bread dough
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Name three disadvantages of Additives
most people are allergic, bad for health, and can disguise bad quality ingredients
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What do colourings do to food? name some examples

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they make foods look more attractive and appealing, an example is caramel

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What are flavourings? name some examples

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What are emulsifiers?

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What is the definition of a SETTING AGENT?

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