The microwave oven was first developed during the 1950s and became a popular household appliance when its penetration level soared during the 1980s-currently, more than 90% of the US households own at least one microwave oven. The major driving forces for the microwave oven are changing lifestyles and development of microwavable food products.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Food Science, Technology, and Engineering - 4 Volume Set|
|Number of pages||9|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2005|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)