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Food Processing – Leaving Cert Home Economics Terms

Accelerated Freeze Drying (AFD) – A process whereby food is frozen quickly creating tiny ice crystals. The food is then dried in a chamber (sublimation) so the tiny ice crystals evaporate without turning to a liquid.

Air Blast Freezing –... (More)

Milk Processing – Leaving Cert Home Economics Terms

Ultra Heat Treated (UHT) – Milk is homogenised and then heated to 132Β°C for one second. It is then cooled and packaged into sterile containers.

Sterilisation – Milk is homogenised, sealed into bottles/cartons and then heated to 110Β° C for... (More)

Money Management Terms

  • Budget – A plan for spending money.
  • Income – Money received.
  • Expenditure – Money paid out.
  • Gross Income – Total amount earned before deductions.
  • PAYE – Pay As You Earn. Income Tax. Paid to State.
  • PRSI – Pay Related... (More)