English version

perishable in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishperishableper‧ish‧a‧ble /ˈperɪʃəbəl/ adjective  DFfood that is perishable is likely to decay quickly perishable goods such as butter, milk, fruit and fishperishables noun [plural]
Examples from the Corpus
perishableThawed meat is as perishable as fresh meat.They exchanged perishable consumer goods which were mutually valuable in the ordinary fashion of barter trade.perishable crops like fruits and vegetablesFood safety training Last year more than 50,000 members of staff completed the training designed for staff handling perishable foods.It was therefore necessary to treat, for example, labour markets in much the same way as the market for perishable fruit.Salt acts as a preservative in butter; sweet butter is more perishable than salted butter and is usually priced higher.Because soft cheeses are perishable, they are kept small and / or thin; they are quickly ripened from the surface.What is sown is perishable, what is raised is imperishable.