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Retort Sterilization in Food Processing

DataTrace data loggers are commonly used in retort sterilization of food processing. Retorts sterilize food after it is sealed in a container by steam or other heating methods. Typically, the sterilization temperatures vary from 230°F/110°C to 275°F/135°C. Retort sterilization provides safe, effective shelf stability and can be done with fairly simple equipment. Newer agitation retort…