Physico Chemical Aspects of Food Processing

Author: S.T. Beckett
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461312272
Format: PDF, ePub
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Food processing is now the biggest industry in the UK and in many other countries. It is also rapidly changing from what was essentially a craft industry, batch processing relatively small amounts of product, to a very highly automated one with continuously operating high speed production lines. In addition, consumers have developed a greater expectation for consistently high standard products and coupled this with demands for such things as a more natural flavour, lower fat etc. The need for an increased knowledge of the scientific principles behind food processing has never been greater. Within the industry itself, increased automation, company diversification and amalgamations etc. have meant that those working in it have often to change their field of operation. Whereas twenty years ago, someone starting work in one branch of the food industry could expect, if he or she so desired, to work there all their working lives, this is now seldom the case. This means that a basic knowledge of the principles behind food processing is necessary both for the student at university or college, and for those already in the industry. It is hoped, therefore, that this book will appeal to both, and prove to be a useful reference over a wide range of food processing.

Physicochemical Aspects of Food Engineering and Processing

Author: Sakamon Devahastin
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439857741
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Physical and chemical interactions between various constituents resulting from processing operations often lead to physical, sensory, and nutritional changes in foods. Combining important information on processing and food quality, Physicochemical Aspects of Food Engineering and Processing describes the effects of various processing technologies on quality changes of different major foods in an integrative manner. Written by Physicochemical Experts in Food Engineering & Processing Part I critically reviews the physicochemical property changes of different foods undergoing selected processes, such as microencapsulation, frying, microwave-assisted thermal processing, high-pressure processing, pulsed electric field processing, and freezing. This section also includes a chapter on the effects of various processing technologies on microbial growth and inactivation. Part II focuses on multiphase food systems made of proteins, seafoods, red meats, and pet foods, and the physicochemical changes they undergo when being processed. Physicochemical Aspects of Food Engineering and Processing covers the engineering, processing, and quality angles equally. It is an extremely useful resource for academic and industrial researchers seeking an up-to-date overview of the increasingly important combination of both sides of food research and development.

Food Processing Technology

Author: P.J. Fellows
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849308871
Format: PDF
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The first edition of Food Processing Technology was quickly adopted as the standard text by many food science and technology courses. While keeping with the practice of covering the wide range of food processing techniques, this new edition has been substantially expanded to take account of the advances in technology that have taken place since the publication of the first edition. The Second Edition includes new chapters on computer control of processing, novel 'minimal' technologies, and Ohmic heating, and an extended chapter on modified atmosphere packaging. It is a comprehensive - yet basic - text that offers an overview of most unit operations, while at the same time providing details of the processing equipment, operating conditions and the effects of processing on the biochemistry of foods. The book is divided into five parts, in which unit operations are grouped according to the nature of the heat transfer that takes place. Each chapter describes the formulae required for calculation of processing parameters, sample problems, and the effects on sensory characteristics and nutritional properties of selected foods. By combining food processing theory and calculations with descriptions of commercial practice and results of scientific studies, Food Processing Technology: Principles and Practice, Second Edition helps readers make attractive saleable products and extend the shelf-life of foods.

Instrumentation and Sensors for the Food Industry

Author: Erika Kress-Rogers
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
ISBN: 9781855735606
Format: PDF, Docs
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Providing an authoritative and practical guide to the range of instrumentation and sensors available to the food technology professional, the first edition of "Instrumentation and Sensors for the Food Industry" quickly established itself as the standard work in its field. This new edition has been comprehensively revised to include new developments and techniques, including the development of on-line sensors for immediate analysis and control of production. It has been expanded to a larger format and is now organized into five parts, including a substantial appendix with a glossary of sensors terminology and ancillary tables.

Processing Effects on Safety and Quality of Foods

Author: Enrique Ortega-Rivas
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420061154
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Covers a Host of Groundbreaking Techniques Thermal processing is known to effectively control microbial populations in food, but the procedure also has a downside―it can break down the biochemical composition of foods, resulting in a marked loss of sensory and nutritional quality. Processing Effects on Safety and Quality of Foods delineates three decades of advances made in processing techniques that produce microbiologically safe foods, while maintaining their sensory and nutritive properties. Addresses the Entire Food Processing Industry With an international team of more than 35 renowned contributors, this book presents evaluation techniques that yield reliable estimations of microbiological, physicochemical, nutritive, and sensory characteristics. Each chapter discusses the processing effects of relevant technologies and includes the basics of microbial kinetics, sensory evaluation, and the perception of food quality. A sampling of the techniques covered: Hermetically sealed containers Acrylamide formation Dried foods Irradiated foods Pressure-assisted thermal processing Pulsed electric field processing Processing Effects on Safety and Quality of Foods addresses the entire food processing industry, including food modeling, optimization, and proper design of manufacturing plants. It is the first of its kind―a single, sound reference that explores all of the different aspects involved in evaluating processing effects in food safety and quality.

Introduction to Advanced Food Process Engineering

Author: Jatindra Kumar Sahu
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439880727
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Food materials are processed prior to their consumption using different processing technologies that improve their shelf life and maintain their physicochemical, biological, and sensory qualities. Introduction to Advanced Food Process Engineering provides a general reference on various aspects of processing, packaging, storage, and quality control and assessment systems, describing the basic principles and major applications of emerging food processing technologies. The book is divided into three sections, systematically examining processes from different areas of food process engineering. Section I covers a wide range of advanced food processing technologies including osmo-concentration of fruits and vegetables, membrane technology, nonthermal processing, emerging drying technologies, CA and MA storage of fruits and vegetables, nanotechnology in food processing, and computational fluid dynamics modeling in food processing. Section II describes food safety and various non-destructive quality assessment systems using machine vision systems, vibrational spectroscopy, biosensors, and chemosensors. Section III explores waste management, by-product utilization, and energy conservation in food processing industry. With an emphasis on novel food processes, each chapter contains case studies and examples to illustrate state-of-the-art applications of the technologies discussed.

Food Science

Author: Sumati R. Mudambi
Publisher: New Age International
ISBN: 8122417795
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Book Deals With The Nature Of Food Study From Chemical, Biochemical And Physical Point Of View. Foods As A Source Of Nutrients In The Indian Dietary And Selection Of A Balanced Diet Based On Usage Of Foods Of Indian Origin Is Discussed In Detail.The Effects Of Processing On The Food Components And The Acceptability Of Food Products Is Discussed With Examples Of Indian Foods. All Plant And Animal Foods Grown And Used In Our Dietary Are Discussed In Detail From The Point Of View Of Composition, Sources, Nature, Preparation, Processing And Storage.Food Preservation Principles And Methods Have Been Discussed With Special Emphasis On Home-Scale Preservation. Food Sanitation And Hygiene, Food-Borne Diseases, Food Laws And Food Standards Have Been Discussed To Emphasize The Safety Aspect Of Foods.

Chemical Biological and Functional Aspects of Food Lipids Second Edition

Author: Zdzislaw Z. E. Sikorski
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439802380
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Based on years of academic and industrial research by an international panel of experts, Chemical, Biological, and Functional Properties of Food Lipids, Second Edition provides a concise, yet well-documented presentation of the current state of knowledge on lipids. Under the editorial guidance of globally recognized food scientists Zdzisław E. Sikorski and Anna Kołakowska, this completely revised and updated edition presents eight entirely new chapters. Originally titled Chemical and Functional Properties of Food Lipids, this edition adds Biological to the title to reflect a far greater emphasis on the biological aspects of lipids. Among a wealth of ongoing and current topics, this essential resource: Familiarizes readers with the standard chemical nomenclature and properties of a large variety of lipids Examines the contents of lipids in plants, fish, milk, meat, and eggs Describes advances in methods of physical, chemical, and biochemical analyses Offers new information on phospholipids, sterols, and fat-soluble vitamins in foods Provides a biochemist’s view of lipid oxidation and antioxidants—crucial for the sensory and nutritive aspects of food quality Discusses modified lipids and fat mimetics, as well as those of special biological and physico-chemical activity Considers the importance of frying fats, lipid-proteins and lipid-saccharides interactions, and lipid contaminants in relation to food quality Chemical, Biological, and Functional Properties of Food Lipids, Second Edition is an ideal reference for both professional and aspiring food scientists in both industry and academia. It contains all of the necessary information needed to control the rate of undesirable reactions in foods and select optimum storage and processing parameters for these delicate fats.

Biopolymer Engineering in Food Processing

Author: Vania Regina Nicoletti Telis
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 143984495X
Format: PDF
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Due to their unique properties and ability to interact with other food components, biopolymers have traditionally played a major role in food processing. Biopolymer Engineering in Food Processing explores processing technology associated with biopolymer applications and discusses both operational and economic aspects. Following an overview of biopolymer applications and their functionality in different processes, the text examines: Production routes, availability, costs, and physicochemical properties of commercial biopolymers Rheology of biopolymer suspensions, how concentration and shear may affect their flow behavior, and their response to pressure losses and heat transfer during flow Effects of food processing and storage conditions on the viscoelastic and textural properties of food gels Mechanical and mass transfer properties of films and coating produced from biopolymers, composites, and nanocomposites The use of biopolymer coatings to reduce oil uptake during deep-fat frying of foods and in modified atmosphere storage of foods The book also explores the application of biopolymers in separation processes for recovery of biocompounds. It discusses biopolymer behavior during thermoplastic extrusion and the response of certain cereals and snacks to extrusion operating parameters. Finally, it reviews engineering aspects of biopolymers used as drying aids in spray-drying and freeze-drying of fruit juices and pulps and discusses biopolymers used as cryoprotectants in food freezing. A comprehensive source of scientific and technical information for those involved with process design and research and development, the book is also an ideal reference for academic researchers and undergraduate and postgraduate students.