Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences


Canned Fruits & Vegetabless


Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences

Focus Area:

Food Industry



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Developing Agency:

CSIR- Central Food Technological Research Institute

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Brief Description

Description :

Fruits and vegetables have gained considerable commercial importance all over the World, contributing significantly to the economics of many countries including India. The method of preservation by heat treatment in closed containers (tins or glass bottles) to sterilize the contents is employed for commercial canning of fruits and vegetables. Being perishable and seasonal, there exist a great potential for preserved products to meet the demand of the off-season. India being a tropical country many varieties of fruits are grown namely mango, pineapple, grapes, litchi, papaya, oranges, cherries, apricot, peaches, pears plums, palsa, laquot, ber, passion fruit, jamun, strawberry, pomegranate, banana, etc. Vegetables like ladyfinger, potatoes, tomatoes, cabbage, cauliflower, mushrooms etc. are grown in our country and are potential raw materials for canning.

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