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Term of French origin for the process of destroying all the micro-organisms of significance in food, i.e. ‘commercial sterility’; a few organisms remain alive but quiescent. Named after Nicholas Appert (1752–1841), a Paris confectioner who invented the process of canning; he opened the first vacuum-bottling factory in 1804.

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