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Thermal Treatment in Food Industry

The thermal treatment of food is necessary in order to:

  • Reduce the microbiological flora present in the food
  • Avoid alterations produced in the food by non-pathogenic micro-organisms
  • Apply the appropriate amount of heating/cooling to each of the foods in question

The four principal objectives of the application of thermal treatment are:

  • Destroy micro-organisms which could affect the health of the consumer
  • Destroy micro-organisms which could alter the properties of the food