Advances in Processing Technologies for Bio-based Nanosystems in Food

1st Edition

Oscar Leandro da Silva Ramos, Ricardo Nuno Correia Pereira, Miguel Angelo Parente Ribeiro Cerqueria, Jose Antonio Couto Teixeira, Antonio Augusto Vicente

CRC Press
July 18, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 440 Pages - 52 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138037304 - CAT# K32946
Series: Contemporary Food Engineering

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This book provides an overview of the most recent advances made on the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology that significantly influenced the food industry. It provides a multidisciplinary review of the complex mechanisms involved in the research, development, production and legislation of food containing nanostructures systems. Selected examples of nanotechnology applications in food industry are shown, focusing on advanced aspects of food packaging, processing and preservation; followed by one contribution that presents the potential commercialization and the main challenges for scale-up.