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The 20 most significant food inventions of all time

1 commentBy Caroline Scott-Thomas , 25-Sep-2012

The Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science, has issued a list of what it considers to be the 20 most significant inventions in the history of food and drink.

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How about salting?

I think preserving meat in saturated salt solution, also pickling of vegetables, should have been included in the list, replacing e.g. eating utensils which, although being important, are just one example of the use of tools by man.

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27 September 2012 | 15h332012-09-27T15:33:49Z

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