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Name some of the preservatives which are used in the preservation of fruits as jams and jellies.

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(Benzoic acid) in the form of its sodium salt, constitutes one of the most common chemical food preservative. (Sodium benzoate) is a common preservative in acid or acidified foods such as fruit juices, syrups, jams and jellies, sauerkraut, pickles, preserves, fruit cocktails, etc.


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