What is fermentation? How is this process useful in the food and beverage industries?


An anaerobic process through which sugars/carbohydrates are converted into alcohol or acids and carbon dioxide by microorganisms is called fermentation.

Fermentation is useful in the food and beverages industries in various ways:

  • It helps in making tasty dosa.
  • It helps in making bread and cake.
  • It helps in making wine