Pasteurization is the process of heating a liquid food or beverage to a controlled temperature to enhance the keeping quality and destroy harmful microorganisms.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Pasteurization
- A process devised by Pasteur for preventing or checking fermentation in fluids, such as wines, milk, etc., by exposure to a temperature of 140¡ F., thus destroying the vitality of the contained germs or ferments.
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