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Ancient technologies such as cooking, smoking, curing, salting and drying, among others, have been improved in order to play their functions in a more efficient and controlled way, using new techniques, procedures, materials and equipment.

Notably, the preservation technologies evolution, from ancient times to current time, has formed the basis for ensuring the supply and safety of food in modern civilizations. These preservation technologies are used to contain or eliminate microorganisms, contain spontaneous chemical reactions and changes caused by physical favors, such as light and temperature.

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