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Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health

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Fereidoon Shahidi, Cesarettin Alasalvar
March 9, 2016

Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health provides potential applications and new developments in functional beverages, nutraceuticals, and health foods. In addition to serving as a reference manual, it summarizes the current state of knowledge in key research areas and contains novel ideas ...

Sensory Evaluation Techniques, Fifth Edition

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Gail Vance Civille, B. Thomas Carr
November 23, 2015

This new edition of a bestseller covers all phases of performing sensory evaluation studies, from listing the steps involved in a sensory evaluation project to presenting advanced statistical methods. Like its predecessors, Sensory Evaluation Techniques, Fifth Edition gives a clear and concise prese...

Postharvest Ripening Physiology of Crops

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Sunil Pareek
February 3, 2016

Postharvest Ripening Physiology of Crops is a comprehensive interdisciplinary reference source for the various aspects of fruit ripening and postharvest behavior. It focuses on the postharvest physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology of ripening and provides an overview of fruits and vegetabl...

Australian Native Plants: Cultivation and Uses in the Health and Food Industries

Yasmina Sultanbawa, Fazal Sultanbawa
May 26, 2016

Australian Native Plants: Cultivation and Uses in the Health and Food Industries provides a comprehensive overview of native food crops commercially grown in Australia that possess nutritional and health properties largely unknown on a global basis. These native foods have been consumed...

Light Scattering Technology for Food Property, Quality and Safety Assessment

Renfu Lu
May 25, 2016

Light Scattering Technology for Food Property, Quality and Safety Assessment discusses the development and application of various light scattering techniques for measuring the structural and rheological properties of food, evaluating composition and quality attributes, and detecting pathogens in...

Cryogenic Heat Transfer, Second Edition

Randall F. Barron, Gregory F. Nellis
May 23, 2016

Cryogenic Heat Transfer, Second Edition continues to address specific heat transfer problems that occur in the cryogenic temperature range where there are distinct differences from conventional heat transfer problems. This updated version examines the use of computer-aided design in cryogenic...

Edible Food Packaging: Materials and Processing Technologies

Miquel Angelo Parente Ribeiro Cerqueira, Ricardo Nuno Correia Pereira, Oscar Leandro da Silva Ramos, Jose Antonio Couto Teixeira, Antonio Augusto Vicente
May 18, 2016

The edible food packaging industry has experienced remarkable growth in recent years and will continue to impact the food market for quite some time going into the future. Edible Food Packaging: Materials and Processing Technologies provides a broad and comprehensive review on recent aspects...

Sustainable Food and Beverage Industries: Assessments and Methodologies

Gabriela Ionescu
May 18, 2016

This new compendium volume looks the sustainable food and beverage industry from a variety of perspectives. The chapters included are broken into seven sections, which describe the following topics: an overview of food production and supply chains; the dairy industry; the meat industry; the coffee...

Pomegranate Production and Marketing

Ibrahim Kahramanoglu, Serhat Usanmaz
April 13, 2016

In the past decade, many scientific studies were conducted on pomegranates, revealing that pomegranate fruit, flowers, bark, and leaves contain bioactive phytochemicals that are antimicrobial, reduce blood pressure, and act against diseases such as diabetes and cancer. This book presents up-to-date...

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Supply: Scientific, Economic, and Policy Enhancements

Kimberly Etingoff
April 11, 2016

As we realize the ways in which our food systems contribute and respond to climate change, sustainable agriculture becomes increasingly crucial. It is a complicated, multi-dimensional issue, which should be considered from a variety of angles. This compendium includes the perspectives of science,...

Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health

Fereidoon Shahidi, Cesarettin Alasalvar
March 09, 2016

Handbook of Functional Beverages and Human Health provides potential applications and new developments in functional beverages, nutraceuticals, and health foods. In addition to serving as a reference manual, it summarizes the current state of knowledge in key research areas and contains novel ideas...

Foodborne Diseases: Case Studies of Outbreaks in the Agri-Food Industries

Jan Mei Soon, Louise Manning, Carol A. Wallace
March 09, 2016

Foodborne Diseases: Case Studies of Outbreaks in the Agri-Food Industries defines the context of foodborne disease across a range of food sectors. It provides insight into the causes and management of outbreaks along with practical lessons about foodborne disease prevention strategies relevant to...

Postharvest Ripening Physiology of Crops

Sunil Pareek
February 03, 2016

Postharvest Ripening Physiology of Crops is a comprehensive interdisciplinary reference source for the various aspects of fruit ripening and postharvest behavior. It focuses on the postharvest physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology of ripening and provides an overview of fruits and...

Edible Seaweeds of the World

Leonel Pereira
January 22, 2016

Seaweed is used in many countries for very different purposes - directly as food, especially in sushi, as a source of phycocolloids, extraction of compounds with antiviral, antibacterial or antitumor activity and as biofertilizers. About four million tons of seaweed are harvested annually worldwide...

Foodborne Pathogens and Food Safety

Md. Latiful Bari, Dike O. Ukuku
December 22, 2015

Foodborne pathogens continue to cause major public health problems worldwide and have escalated to unprecedented levels in recent years. In this book, major foodborne diseases and the key food safety issues are discussed elaborately. In addition, emerging and reemerging microbial agents and other...

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