Food drying is a method of preserving food. The food is dried (either dehydrated or desiccated). Drying stops the growth of bacteria and fungi by removing water. These micro-organisms, which cause food to spoil, need water to survive.
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- "Historical Origins of Food Preservation". Accessed June 2011.
- Grandidier, A. (1899) (in fr). Guide de l’immigrant à Madagascar. Paris: A Colin et cie. p. 521. https://books.google.com/books?id=ZxbgAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false.