It will also hide unwanted vegetal flavors and even mask certain types of spoilage.
If any spoilage should occur on the surface, this layer will protect the vegetables beneath.
Now in connection with the spoilage and rotting that is another matter.
Besides this increase in production there is the decrease in spoilage.
Anything that came in cans or packages that seemed safe from spoilage was carefully stowed away in the cave.
We have had some where poisons may have generated because spoilage has set in.
This shows that the germs and their spores or seeds are the only causes of spoilage that we have to deal with in canning.
The longer the menu list, the more labor, equipment, food wastage and spoilage.
spoilage of products is nearly always due to carelessness in one of these steps.
They were usually present during warm weather when spoilage was worst.