Best before : the evolution and future of processed food / Nicola Temple.
"Long before there was the ready meal, humans processed food to preserve it and make it safe. From fire to fermentation, our ancestors survived periods of famine by changing the very nature of their food. This ability to process food has undoubtedly made us one of the most successful species on the planet, but have we gone too far? Through manipulating chemical reactions and organisms, scientists have unlocked all kinds of methods of to improve food longevity and increase supply. Best Before puts processed food into perspective. It explores how processing methods have evolved in many of the foods that we love in response to big business, consumer demand, health concerns, innovation, political will, waste and even war. Best Before arms readers with the information they need to be rational consumers, capable of making informed decisions about their food" -- from Publisher.
- ISBN: 1472941438
- ISBN: 9781472941435
- ISBN: 1472941446
- ISBN: 9781472941442
- Physical Description: 272 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: London, UK ; Bloomsbury Sigma, 2018.
- Copyright: ©2018
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