Aaron L. Brody

With apologies to Abraham Lincoln:

Nine score and nine years ago, give or take a few, our (IFT) father Nicholas Appert brought forth on this planet a new food preservation technology. Conceived with erroneous theory absent of peer review and dedicated to the proposition that all Napoleon’s troops would eat on the road to and from Russia, tenured confectioner Appert empirically created thermal processing of closed containers.Fig. 1—Contoured can for Trader Joe’s low-acid particulate soup, a three-piece steel can with a full-panel easy-open end.

Now we are at a crossroads to determine if Appert and his invention can …

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  1. Food Processing & Packaging