What’s the Difference Between Fermenting and Rotting?

Ever wonder what’s the difference is between fermenting and rotting food? Short Answer: Rotting is an uncontrolled act of a food decomposing. Dangerous bacteria take over the food in question, breaking it down to a dangerous and foul state. Rotting kills the food. Fermenting is just the opposite. Fermentation is a controlled process that creates an environment in which the food is placed; when done correctly, beneficial bacteria are produced that discourage the growth of harmful bacteria allowing you to eat it well past its ...
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