Published April 1975. Facts and recommendations in this publication may no longer be valid. Please look for up-to-date information in the OSU Extension Catalog: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog
Large amounts of plant tissue are used in the production of many
canned, frozen and dried foods. Some of this material is unsatisfactory
in appearance and texture, despite careful processing from high quality
In the present study, the changes induced in soft fruits by controlled
heating and freezing...
Freezing is one of the simplest and least time consuming methods of food preservation. For best quality, it is important to follow directions carefully. Color, flavor, and nutritive value can be affected by freshness of the produce selected, method of preparation and packaging, and conditions of freezing.