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Enzymes in Food and Beverage Processing

Muthusamy Chandrasekaran
July 31, 2018

Biotechnology, particularly eco-friendly enzyme technologies, has immense potential for the augmentation of diverse food products utilizing vast biodiversity, resolving environmental problems owing to waste disposal from food and beverage industries. In addition to introducing the basic concepts...

Flavors for Nutraceutical and Functional Foods

M. Selvamuthukumaran, Yashwant Pathak
July 31, 2018

Flavors are an integral part of nutraceutical formulations. Flavors offer significant advantage to Nutraceuticals when it comes to palatability and get an edge over other products in an extremely competitive nutraceutical market. Flavors for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods addresses different...

Smoke in Food Processing

Joseph A. Maga
April 16, 2018

Smoking was one of the first forms of food processing, and through the centuries the chemistry of smoke has slowly evolved.It is now known that wood and food composition can significantly influence smoke composition, as well as the resulting textual, sensory, nutritional, antioxidative, and...

Legume Based Fermented Foods

N.R. Reddy
April 16, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive review of published data on the production of various legume-based fermented foods and critically examines their nutritional quality. The book consists of 14 chapters where the preparation, composition, nutritional quality, and food safety of individual...

Food By-Product Based Functional Food Powders

Özlem Tokuşoğlu
February 26, 2018

The by-products of food processing operations may still contain many valuable substances. Nowadays, the potential utilization of these major components has been the focus of increasing attention. Food by-products or food industry shelf-stable coproducts in liquid, pomace, or powder forms can be...

Phenolic Compounds in Food: Characterization and Analysis

Leo M.L. Nollet, Janet Alejandra Gutierrez-Uribe
February 13, 2018

Phenolic compounds, one of the most widely distributed groups of secondary metabolites in plants, have received a lot of attention in the last few years since the consumption of vegetables and beverages with a high level of such compounds may reduce risks of the development of several diseases....

Cassava in Food, Feed and Industry

C. Balagopalan
December 18, 2017

Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is the staple food of more than 300 million people in the world. Though cassava is utilized in a variety of ways, scientific books of any category written on the postharvest aspects of cassava are relatively few. The effect of this paucity was strikingly felt...

Use Of Fungi As Food: Volume 1

William D Gray
December 13, 2017

The present work is an attempt to bring together in some sort of organized form all such information that would link mycology (other than the involvement of fungi in food spoilage) to the food industry. It may be justly criticized for its brevity and, in some instances, will probably be criticized...

Spices: Leafy Spices

V. Prakash
December 13, 2017

Leafy Spices discusses the botany, cultivation, harvesting and processing, chemical composition, processing methods, varietal differences and end uses for the leaves and essential oils of leafy spices. The book emphasizes botany and cultivation, identifies which seasons are best for harvesting to...

Handbook of Naturally Occurring Food Toxicants

Miloslav Rechcigl
December 08, 2017

In the last decade an increased concern has been voiced against various environmental hazards, particularly chemicals that may cause harm to humans or animals. Numerous studies which have dealt with this subject invariably have focused on chemical contaminants of some component of a food chain. In...

World Food Problem

Professor Miloslav Rechcigl
December 08, 2017

The aim of this publication is to provide the interested reader with an authoritative and comprehensive up-to-date bibliography on all important facets of the world food problem, encompassing such questions as the availability of natural reseources, the present and future sources of energy,...

Phosphates As Food Ingredients

R.H. Ellinger
December 08, 2017

There is an enormous quantity of literature, including numerous patents, on the functions and applications of phosphates in foods. No attempt has been made to review every publication, as such an exhaustive review would require a sizeable book. Anyone interested in further details on any topic...