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Why are the blanching times for corn-on-the-cob longer than for cut corn?


A longer blanching time is needed to destroy enzymes in the cob that can cause undesirable changes in the corn kernels during freezer storage.                 

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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