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Table 17 Some types of natural preservatives [128]

From: A review on mechanisms and commercial aspects of food preservation and processing

Natural preservative Example of food items Functions
Salt Salted fish Salt and sugar draw the water out of microorganisms and retard the growth of microorganisms
Sugar Jam
Vinegar Pickled mango Vinegar provides an acidic condition which creates an unfavorable condition for microorganisms
Rosemary extract Mayonnaise, margarine, oils and fats, etc. Rosemary extracts work as antioxidant