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Aseptic Processing and Packaging of Apple Juice

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Processed Apple Products


In early 1981, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of hydrogen peroxide as a chemical sterilant for certain food-packaging materials. This important decision made possible the introduction of a new technology for producing shelf-stable juices and drinks and gave American consumers a heretofore unseen product-package combination. In 1983, 500 million individual aseptic packages were produced; more than 4 billion units were expected by the late 1980s.

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Hotchkiss, J.H. (1989). Aseptic Processing and Packaging of Apple Juice. In: Downing, D.L. (eds) Processed Apple Products. Springer, New York, NY.

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