An update on natural Preservatives

September 2005

Natural preservation is one of the most popular topics in the industry and attracts the attention of even the most traditional of formulating chemists. This article looks at the theoretical development of a natural preservative system. The traditional methods of preservation, many taken from the food industry are summarised and the latest raw materials on offer within the industry are evaluated.

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