From my previous post, I wrote a lot about Food Additives. So, lets learn about Food Additives !!
According to Wikipedia, 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 (with vinegar), 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.
Below is the animation of categories of food additives:-