dehydrated food

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dehydrated food:

see food preservationfood preservation,
methods of preparing food so that it can be stored for future use. Because most foods remain edible for only a brief period of time, people since the earliest ages have experimented with methods for successful food preservation.
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Today, we have two books, "Soup Mixes Using Dehydrated Food Products" and "Re-hydration Made Easy." In 2013, we received approval from the North Carolina Dept, of Agriculture to begin home-packaging our food mixes.
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A resourceful character, Birdseye also invented dehydrated food and infrared heat lamps for the food industry, as well as a one-man kick-free harpoon for whaling and a method of making paper out of sugar-cane stalks and straw, used in paper manufacture in Peru.
At the CAMH (which co-organized the exhibition with New York's New Museum), Zittel's gouache drawings, dehydrated food, and living units will settle in one place for the first time on native soil.
Explorers in the 21st century no longer have to eat those astronaut-style dehydrated food packs when they hit the wilderness.
David Brunton of Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance, Birmingham, said: 'Sleaford Quality Foods has a successful track record within the dehydrated food industry and the new management have a clear vision about the next phase.
Water is added to one pouch, seeps through the membrane and into dehydrated food on the other side.
Equipped with basic rations of rice, lentils and dehydrated food, the pair aim to catch fish and eat with local families.
You get awful tired of eating all this dehydrated food."
All the water is vacuumed from the food, and the dehydrated food is packaged to seal out oxygen and moisture.
It carried the dehydrated food ration packs, 25-litre water butt and camping equipment he needed on his trek.