Accession Number:

AD0750368

Title:

Increased Density for Military Foods

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

ARMY NATICK LABS MA NATICK

Report Date:

1972-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

The objective of these studies was the reduction of food weight and volume while maintaining overall quality, nutritional value, stability and acceptability. Three research and development approaches were pursued Reversible compression of foods for consumption only in a reconstituted state Nonreversible compression of foods for consumption only in the compressed state and, Dual purpose compression of foods for consumption either in the more dense form or after reconstitution to a familiar form.

Subject Categories:

  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE