Microwavable frozen food or meals

Kit L. Yam, Christopher C. Lai

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Food Science, Technology, and Engineering - 4 Volume Set
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781466507876
ISBN (Print)9780849398476
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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