Quiz: Food Processing vs. Processed Food – What’s the Difference?

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“Food Processing” and “Processed Food” Aren’t Synonymous

Over the years, the term “processed foods” has acquired a less-than-healthy connotation, especially in higher-income countries. You might be surprised to learn that food processing can actually improve nutrition. For certain foods, such as cashews, food fortification is an essential way to improve food security in low-income countries around the world, like the many where we work.

Turning cashew apples from Benin into the perfect snack is just one example of how food processing is so much more than the "junk food" the phrase "processed food" often brings to mind.
Turning cashew apples from Benin into the perfect snack is just one example of how food processing is so much more than the less-than-healthy options the phrase “processed food” often brings to mind.

TechnoServe helps small businesses improve their operations and provide more nutritious food for consumers. Take our quiz to learn the difference between processed food, with its many negative connotations, and the sophisticated food fortification processes hardworking food processors are learning to add nutritional value to the food they process and preserve in our training programs.

Processed food and food processing aren't synonymous. Take our quiz to learn what's fact vs. fiction

 Learn the Facts vs. Fictions About Food Processing and Processed Food

Take our quiz to learn how food fortification helps fight hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition:

 

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