Accession Number:

AD0706900

Title:

FREEZE-DRYING OF FOODS FOR THE ARMED SERVICES

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY NATICK LABS MA FOOD LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

Abstract:

The report reviews the development and use of freeze-dried food products for the Armed Services. It covers the various products and ration systems that have been developed, the basic parameters of freeze-drying and freeze-dried foods, commercial freeze-drying facilities, compression of freeze- dried foods, and development of freeze-dried foods for astronaut feeding. The report is non-technical and includes a selected bibliography for persons wishing to go more deeply into the technical aspects of freeze-drying.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE