Challenges and Mistakes in Food Preservation

  • Mohammad U. H. Joardder
  • Mahadi Hasan Masud


Many mistakes are made, and challenges are encountered in food preservation in developing countries. The mistakes affect the effectiveness of food preservation techniques negatively. Food preservation mistakes more frequently take place in developing countries than in developed countries. Most of the mistakes are associated with lack of attention, guideline, as well as knowledge relating to food preservation system. Although numerous mistakes take place during preservation techniques, avoiding the key mistakes would lead to eliminating many other mistakes. Apart from avoidable mistakes, many challenges are encountered on a regular basis in developing countries. Diverse factors contribute to the overall challenges in food preservation systems. Lack of facilities, incorporation of technology, technical support, and necessary knowledge are the key factors that severely reduce the performance system. In this chapter, an extensive review of common mistakes and challenges associated with food preservation in developing countries has been discussed in great detail.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad U. H. Joardder
    • 1
  • Mahadi Hasan Masud
    • 1
  1. 1.Rajshahi University of Engineering & TechnologyRajshahiBangladesh

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