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Food processing

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Food processing is the transformation of raw ingredients into food, or of food into other forms. Food processing typically takes clean, harvested crops or butchered animal products and uses these to produce attractive, marketable and often long shelf-life food products. (Wikipedia)

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Food technology
Fish processing
Food industry

This term is used for the following terms: 
Processing of foods

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