Handbook of Food Engineering Second Edition

Author: Dennis R. Heldman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420014374
Format: PDF, Mobi
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As the demand for safe, nutritious, convenient foods continues to rise, and the capabilities of molecular biology and nutritional biochemistry continue to expand, the need for up-to-date engineering information becomes ever more critical. The application of innovative engineering concepts enables scientific breakthroughs to be utilized in the manufacture of the highest quality food products at the lowest possible cost. Handbook of Food Engineering, Second Edition assembles the most recent information available for the efficient design and development of processes used in the manufacturing of food products, along with traditional background and fundamental information. In keeping with the comprehensive and informative style of the original, this second edition focuses on the thermophysical properties of food and the rate constants of change in food components during processing. It highlights the use of these properties and constants in process design. Beginning with a review of the properties of food and food ingredients and the traditional unit operations associated with food manufacture, the book moves on to discuss specific points associated with freezing, concentration, dehydration, thermal processing, and extrusion. Key chapters cover basic concepts of the transport and storage of liquids and solids, as well as important topics in packaging, cleaning, and sanitation. New information on membrane processes addresses not only liquid concentration, but also other applications for membranes in food processing. The chapters on mass transfer in foods and food packaging have been extensively revised. Delineating the concepts of engineering as they are applied to the latest advancements in food manufacture, Handbook of Food Engineering, Second Edition contributes to the evolution of food engineering as an interface between engineering and other food sciences.

Handbook of Food Analysis Two Volume Set

Author: Leo M.L. Nollet
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482297841
Format: PDF, ePub
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Updated to reflect changes in the industry during the last ten years, The Handbook of Food Analysis, Third Edition covers the new analysis systems, optimization of existing techniques, and automation and miniaturization methods. Under the editorial guidance of food science pioneer Leo M.L. Nollet and new editor Fidel Toldra, the chapters take an in

Handbook of Food Science Technology and Engineering 4 Volume Set

Author: Y. H. Hui
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 146650787X
Format: PDF
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Advances in food science, technology, and engineering are occurring at such a rapid rate that obtaining current, detailed information is challenging at best. While almost everyone engaged in these disciplines has accumulated a vast variety of data over time, an organized, comprehensive resource containing this data would be invaluable to have. The Handbook of Food Science, Technology, and Engineering, 4 Volume Set is that resource, presenting the latest information available in a thorough, straightforward format.

Food Analysis by HPLC Third Edition

Author: Leo M.L. Nollet
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439830843
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For food scientists, high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) is a powerful tool for product composition testing and assuring product quality. Since the last edition of this volume was published, great strides have been made in HPLC analysis techniques—with particular attention given to miniaturization, automatization, and green chemistry. Thoroughly updated and revised, Food Analysis by HPLC, Third Edition offers practical and immediately applicable information on all major topics of food components analyzable by HPLC. Maintaining the rigorous standards that made the previous editions so successful and lauded by food scientists worldwide, this third edition examines: Recent trends in HPLC HPLC separation techniques for amino acids, peptides, proteins, neutral lipids, phospholipids, carbohydrates, alcohols, vitamins, and organic acids HPLC analysis techniques for sweeteners, colorants, preservatives, and antioxidants HPLC determinations of residues of mycotoxins, antimicrobials, carbamates, organochlorines, organophosphates, herbicides, fungicides, and nitrosamines HPLC determinations of residues of growth promoters, endocrine disrupting chemicals, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls, and dioxins HPLC applications for the analysis of phenolic compounds, anthocyanins, betalains, organic bases, anions, and cations Presenting specific and practical applications to food chemistry, the contributors provide detailed and systematic instructions on sample preparation and separation conditions. The book is an essential reference for those in the fields of chromatography, analytical chemistry, and, especially, food chemistry and food technology.

Handbook of Muscle Foods Analysis

Author: Leo M.L. Nollet
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420045307
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In today’s nutrition-conscious society, there is a growing awareness among meat scientists and consumers about the importance of the essential amino acids, vitamins, and minerals found in muscle foods. Handbook of Muscle Foods Analysis provides a comprehensive overview and description of the analytical techniques and application methodologies for this important food group that comprises much of the Western diet. Co-Edited by Fidel Toldra - Recipient of the 2010 Distinguished Research Award from the American Meat Science Association With contributions from more than 35 international experts, this authoritative volume focuses 16 of its chapters on the analysis of main chemical and biochemical compounds, such as: Peptides Lipases Glucohydrolases Phospholipids Cholesterol products Nucleotides Includes a Section Devoted to Safety Strategies, Particularly the Detection of Environmental Toxins Under the editorial guidance of world-renowned food analysis expert, Leo M.L. Nollet with Fidel Toldrà, this 43-chapter resource clearly stands apart from the competition. Divided into five detailed sections, it provides in-depth discussion of essential sensory tools to determine color, texture, and flavor. It also discusses key preparation, cleanup, and separation techniques. This indispensable guide brings available literature into a one-stop source making it an essential tool for researchers and academicians in the meat processing industry.

Handbook of Food Preservation Second Edition

Author: M. Shafiur Rahman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420017373
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The processing of food is no longer simple or straightforward, but is now a highly inter-disciplinary science. A number of new techniques have developed to extend shelf-life, minimize risk, protect the environment, and improve functional, sensory, and nutritional properties. The ever-increasing number of food products and preservation techniques creates a great demand for an up to date handbook that will facilitate understanding of the methods, technology, and science involved in the manipulation of these conventional and sophisticated preservation methods. Extensively revised, reorganized, and expanded from 25 to 44 chapters, the Handbook of Food Preservation, Second Edition remains the definitive resource on food preservation. It emphasizes practical, cost-effective, and safe-strategies for implementing preservation techniques and dissects the exact mode or mechanism involved in each method by highlighting the effects on food properties. Divided into five sections the book begins with an overview of food preservation and handling including fresh fruits and vegetables, grains and pulses, fish, red meat, and milk. It presents comprehensive preservation methods based on chemical and microbiological additives, such as fermentation and pH lowering agents. The book details methods of physical manipulation involving modified-atmosphere packaging, membrane technology, surface treatment, and edible coating. There is also an extensive description of preservation methods using thermal and other energy such as irradiation, high-pressure, and pulsed electric or magnetic fields. Finally, the book presents a range of indirect approaches to improve quality and safety and good manufacturing practices. Containing fundamental and practical aspects of today's current and emerging preservation methods, the Handbook of Food Preservation, Second Edition helps practicing industrial and academic food scientists, technologists, and engineers develop high-quality, safe products through better understanding and control of the processes.

Handbook of Processed Meats and Poultry Analysis

Author: Leo M.L. Nollet
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420045338
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Muscle foods include a wide range of processed meats and poultry, and therefore represent an important percentage of total worldwide food consumption. The sheer volume of products and the variety of processes available makes analyzing them problematic. Co-Edited by Fidel Toldra - Recipient of the 2010 Distinguished Research Award from the American Meat Science Association With chapter contributions from more than 45 internationally reputable experts, Handbook of Processed Meats and Poultry Analysis delineates the gamut of analysis techniques and methodologies for animal-derived products in one convenient resource. This book focuses on the analysis of nutrients affected by processing and provides an all-inclusive examination of the nutritional qualities of meat products and poultry. Describes Essential Techniques for Meat Processing Control and Evaluation of Quality Under the editorial guidance of world-renowned food analysis experts Leo M.L. Nollet and Fidel Toldrà, this book describes the analysis of technological quality, such as physical sensors and techniques to follow up the process and the analysis of moisture and water activity. It also addresses key treatment areas such as: Additives such as preservatives and colorants Methods to measure meat’s antioxidant capacity Spoilage detection Analytical tools for finding chemical residues, pathogens, and toxins Discusses Determination Methods of Biochemical Reactions, Including Oxidation, Proteolysis, and Lipolysis This comprehensive reference addresses a variety of products, processes, and treatments related to meat preparation including curing and dry-curing, fermentation, cooking, and smoking. It also acutely analyzes the technological, nutritional, and sensory quality as well as the safety aspects of these and other processes. With a section entirely devoted to pressing safety concerns related to meat processing, this is an essential, ready-to-implement guide for those involved with the processing of muscle foods in both academia and industry.

Handbook of Frozen Food Processing and Packaging Second Edition

Author: Da-Wen Sun
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439836051
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Consumer demand for a year-round supply of seasonal produce and ready-made meals remains the driving force behind innovation in frozen food technology. Now in its second edition, Handbook of Frozen Food Processing and Packaging explores the art and science of frozen foods and assembles essential data and references relied upon by scientists in universities and research institutions. Highlights in the Second Edition include: Original chapters revised and updated with the latest developments New section on Emerging Technologies in Food Freezing, with chapters on ultrasound accelerated freezing, high-pressure shift freezing, electrostatic field-assisted food freezing, and antifreeze proteins New section on Trends in Frozen Food Packaging, with chapters on active packaging, intelligent packaging, vacuum packaging, and edible coatings and films and their applications on frozen foods This volume continues the tradition of the benchmark first edition, capturing the latest developments on the cutting edge of frozen food science. In addition to updated coverage of quality and safety issues and monitoring and measuring techniques, it highlights emerging technologies and trends, all in the format that made the previous edition so popular. It offers the tools needed to develop new and better products, keeping up with consumer demand for safe and convenient frozen foods.

Handbook of Dairy Foods Analysis

Author: Leo M.L. Nollet
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420046322
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Dairy foods account for a large portion of the Western diet, but due to the potential diversity of their sources, this food group often poses a challenge for food scientists and their research efforts. Bringing together the foremost minds in dairy research, Handbook of Dairy Foods Analysis compiles the top dairy analysis techniques and methodologies from around the world into one, well-organized volume. Co-Edited by Fidel Toldra - Recipient of the 2010 Distinguished Research Award from the American Meat Science Association Exceptionally comprehensive both in its detailing of methods and the range of products covered, this handbook includes tools for analyzing chemical and biochemical compounds and also bioactive peptides, prebiotics, and probiotics. It describes noninvasive chemical and physical sensors and starter cultures used in quality control. Covers the Gamut of Dairy Analysis Techniques The book discusses current methods for the detection of microorganisms, allergens, and other adulterations, including those of environmental origin or introduced during processing. Other methodologies used to evaluate color, texture, and flavor are also discussed. Written by an International Panel of Distinguished Contributors Under the editorial guidance of renowned authorities, Leo M.L. Nollet and Fidel Toldrá, this handbook is one of the few references that is completely devoted to dairy food analysis – a extremely valuable reference for those in the dairy research, processing, and manufacturing industries.