n South African Food Review - Two centuries of thermal processing : canning
|Article Title||Two centuries of thermal processing : canning|
|© Publisher:||New Media Publishing|
|Journal||South African Food Review|
|Publication Date||May 2010|
|Pages||16 - 17|
Two hundred years ago Europe was going through a vibrant and turbulent period. In Europe, the Napoleonic wars were in full swing. Napoleon was losing more troops to malnutrition and food poisoning, than to military injuries. He recognised that a constant supply of good quality nutritious food was important for his troops and so, in 1795, offered a 12 000 Franc reward (a substantial amount in those days) for anyone who could provide him with a solution.
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