6.3.2 Practising Critical and Analytical Thinking when Selecting Processed Food (Structured Questions)

Question 1:
Diagram 1 shows a labelled container of a processed food.

(a) Based on Diagram 1, identify two chemicals written on the label.
(b) Based on the label in Diagram 1, which chemical is used as a preservative?
(c) Name the method of food processing used in Diagram 1.
(d) What other information should be written on the label in Diagram 1 according to Food Regulations 1985?
Give two answers.

1. Benzoic acid
2. Flavouring


Benzoic acid




– Name of manufacturer
– Address of manufacturer

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