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Ozone Preservative Has Multiple Benefits

Posted by perle0 on 2007-02-13 13:46:05 (3375 views)

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Researchers in Spain have found that exposing grapes to ozone was 90% as effective as sulphur dioxide in preventing decay. This could benefit wine-drinkers who are allergic to the sulphites currently used for this purpose.

Ozone-treated grapes also contained up to four times more antioxidants, the team said in a peer-reviewed article in the Journal of the Science and Food of Agriculture.

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