Oil and Fat containing food items are flushed with Nitrogen. Why?

Asked by Shivani Kumari | 1 year ago |  335

1 Answer

Solution :-

The main purpose of flushing Nitrogen into food packets that contain oil and fat items is to prevent Rancidity which occurs when the oil or fat reacts with the oxygen letting out an unpleasant smell and taste. Therefore by flushing Nitrogen, an unreactive surrounding is created thus preventing rancidity.

Answered by Vishal kumar | 1 year ago

Related Questions

Provide Some Important MCQ Questions for Class 10 Science Chemical Reactions and Equations with Answers?

Class 10 Science Chemical Reactions and Equations View Answer

Explain the following terms with one example each.

(a) Corrosion

(b) Rancidity Solution:

Class 10 Science Chemical Reactions and Equations View Answer

A shiny brown coloured element ‘X’ on heating in the air becomes black in colour. Name the element ‘X’ and the black coloured compound formed.

Class 10 Science Chemical Reactions and Equations View Answer

Explain the following in terms of gain of oxygen with two examples each.

(a) Oxidation

(b) Reduction

Class 10 Science Chemical Reactions and Equations View Answer