What does Food Additive mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term Food Additive:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. food additive, artificial additive(noun)

    an additive to food intended to improve its flavor or appearance or shelf-life


  1. food additive(Noun)

    Any non-food substance added to food in order to improve its flavour, appearance or shelf life


  1. Food additive

    Food additives are substances added to food to preserve flavor or enhance its taste and appearance. Some additives have been used for centuries; for example, preserving food by pickling, salting, as with bacon, preserving sweets or using sulfur dioxide as in some wines. With the advent of processed foods in the second half of the 20th century, many more additives have been introduced, of both natural and artificial origin.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Food Additive in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Food Additive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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