Ingredients Extraction by Physicochemical Methods in Food Book

Ingredients Extraction by Physicochemical Methods in Food


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 638
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128112021

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Ingredients Extraction by Physicochemical Methods in Food Excerpt :

Ingredients Extraction by Physico-chemical Methods, Volume Four, the latest release in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, reveals the most investigated extraction methods of ingredients and their impact on the food industry. This resource describes types of ingredients that may be extracted through physico-chemical methods (i.e. specific plants, fruits, spices, etc.), along with their particularities to help readers understand their biological effect and solve research problems. The extraction methods of bioactive compounds and functional ingredients are discussed, along with information on green ingredient extraction strategies to help reduce harmful environmental and health effects. Extraction methods in this book can be applied for multiple purposes within the food industry, such as ingredients separation for food development, the purification and separation of toxic compounds from a food mixture, and the recovery of natural bioactive compounds. Offers advanced knowledge and skills of physiochemical analysis for ingredient extraction Presents various methods for food component analysis to evaluate structure function relations in changing environments Discusses the importance of enzymes during processing and storage of foods Includes methods to evaluate and enhance extraction, such as ultrasound, to produce novel foods more efficiently

Microbial Production of Food Ingredients and Additives Book

Microbial Production of Food Ingredients and Additives


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-08-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 518
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128111994

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Microbial Production of Food Ingredients and Additives Excerpt :

Microbial Production of Food Ingredients and Additives, Volume Five, the latest release in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, is a solid resource on how microorganisms can increase food production and quality. Microorganisms are used to create and enhance food, used as food additives to improve food taste, and in improving function and fortification to benefit overall health. The book presents the applications of microbial products in food bioengineering and methods to obtain valuable ingredients, such as sugars, acids, secondary metabolites, enzymes and vitamins. Recent and future applications of these microbial – derived food components are discussed, along with future applications. Provides various research examples on how microbial production can improve food by lactic acid bacteria Presents information on how microorganisms may be utilized to produce high quantity and quality therapeutic food ingredients used for human and animal food Includes numerous applications to provide a broad perspective on the benefits of microbial production and how they are an alternative to chemical production and purification of ingredients

Sustainability of the Food System Book

Sustainability of the Food System


  • Author : Noelia Betoret
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-31
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128182949

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Sustainability of the Food System: Sovereignty, Waste, and Nutrients Bioavailability addresses the concept of global sustainability, focusing on three key areas of action within the food production system: food sovereignty, environmentally friendly food processes, and food technologies that increase the bioavailability of bioactive compounds. The book defines key concepts in the food production system and provides examples of specific and tailored actions that contribute to global sustainability. Sustainability of the Food System: Sovereignty, Waste, and Nutrients Bioavailability will serve as a welcomed resource for food scientists and technologists, agriculturists, agronomic engineers, food engineers, environmental technologists, nutritionists, and post-graduate students studying bioresource technology and sustainability. Addresses global sustainability as a three-dimensional concept Describes the use and recovery of crops with high content in bioactive compounds as a preliminary and necessary step to achieve food sovereignty Presents advances in the development of environmentally friendly food processes that reduce and revalue food waste and byproducts Considers the development of functional foods with innovative food technologies that increase the bioavailability of nutrients and bioactive compounds to achieve social and economic sustainability

Membrane Separation of Food Bioactive Ingredients Book

Membrane Separation of Food Bioactive Ingredients


  • Author : Seid Mahdi Jafari
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-03-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 479
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030846435

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Membrane Separation of Food Bioactive Ingredients Excerpt :

This book covers current developments in membrane-based technologies for the successful recovery of food bioactive ingredients and molecules. Chapters explore emerging technologies, such as microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, and membrane distillation, for the selective concentration and food ingredients from food by-products, as well as techniques, such as pervaporation, for the selective separation and recovery of aroma compounds. The text provides one of the first examinations of other membrane-based technologies, such as liquid membranes (microemulsions), membrane distillation (MD) and pervaporation (PV), as thermal driven membrane processes. The separation of metabolites from microalgae and fermentation broths using membrane technologies is also covered. Researchers in food science, pharmaceutics and biotechnology looking to stay up-to-date on bioactive recovery, as well as membranologists exploring new applications for membrane-based technologies, will find this text a useful resource.

Handbook of Research on Food Processing and Preservation Technologies Book

Handbook of Research on Food Processing and Preservation Technologies


  • Author : Megh R. Goyal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-11-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000353662

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Handbook of Research on Food Processing and Preservation Technologies Excerpt :

Handbook of Research on Food Processing and Preservation Technologies will be a 5-volume collection that attempts to illustrate various design, development, and applications of novel and innovative strategies for food processing and preservation. The role and applications of minimal processing techniques (such as ozone treatment, vacuum drying, osmotic dehydration, dense phase carbon dioxide treatment, pulsed electric field, and high-pressure assisted freezing) are also discussed, along with a wide range of applications. The handbook also explores some exciting computer-aided techniques emerging in the food processing sector, such as robotics, radio frequency identification (RFID), three-dimensional food printing, artificial intelligence, etc. Some emphasis has also been given on nondestructive quality evaluation techniques (such as image processing, terahertz spectroscopy imaging technique, near infrared, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy technique, etc.) for food quality and safety evaluation. The significant roles of food properties in the design of specific foods and edible films have been elucidated as well. The first volume in this set, Nonthermal and Innovative Food Processing Methods, provides a detailed discussion of many nonthermal food process techniques. These include high-pressure processing, ultraviolet light technology, microwave-assisted extraction, high pressure assisted freezing, microencapsulation, dense phase carbon dioxide aided preservation, to name a few. The volume is a treasure house of valuable information and will be an excellent reference for researchers, scientists, students, growers, traders, processors, industries, and others.

Food Control and Biosecurity Book

Food Control and Biosecurity


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 612
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128114971

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Food Control and Biosecurity Excerpt :

Food Control and Biosecurity, Volume Sixteen, the latest release in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, is an essential resource for anyone in the food industry who needs to understand safety and quality control to prevent or reduce the spread of foodborne diseases. The book covers information from exporter to transporter, importer and retailer, and offers valuable tools to measure food quality while also addressing government standards and regulations for food production, processing and consumption. The book presents cutting-edge methods for detecting hazardous compounds within foods, including carcinogenic chemicals. Other related topics addressing food insecurity and food defense are also discussed. Identifies the latest import/export regulations related to food control and biosecurity Provides detection and analysis methods to ensure a safe food supply Presents risk assessment tools and prevention strategies for food safety and process control

Microbial Contamination and Food Degradation Book

Microbial Contamination and Food Degradation


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 514
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128112632

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Microbial Contamination and Food Degradation Excerpt :

Microbial Contamination and Food Degradation, Volume 10 in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, provides an understanding of the most common microbial agents involved in food contamination and spoilage, and highlights the main detection techniques to help pinpoint the cause of contamination. Microorganisms may cause health-threatening conditions directly by being ingested together with contaminated food, or indirectly by producing harmful toxins and factors that can cause food borne illness. This resource discusses the potential sources of contamination, the latest advances in contamination research and strategies to prevent contamination using key methods of analysis and evaluation. Presents modern alternatives for avoiding microbial spoilage and food degradation using preventative and intervention technologies Provides key methods for addressing microbial contamination and preventing food borne illness through research and risk assessment analysis Includes detailed information on bacterial contamination problems in different environmental environments and the methodologies to help solve those problems

Advances in Biotechnology for Food Industry Book

Advances in Biotechnology for Food Industry


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 508
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128114957

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Advances in Biotechnology for Food Industry Excerpt :

Advances in Biotechnology for Food Industry, Volume Fourteen in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, provides recent insight into how biotechnology impacts the global food industry and describes how food needs are diverse, requiring the development of innovative biotechnological processes to ensure efficient food production worldwide. Many approaches were developed over the last 10 years to allow faster, easier production of widely used foods, food components and therapeutic food ingredients. This volume shows how biotechnological processes increase production and quality of food products, including the development of anti-biofilm materials to decrease microbial colonization in bioreactors and food processing facilities. Presents basic to advanced technological applications in food biotechnology Includes various scientific techniques used to produce specific desired traits in plants, animals and microorganisms Provides scientific advances in food processing and their impact on the environment, human health and food safety Discusses the development of controlled co-cultivations for reproducible results in fermentation processes in food biotechnology

Food Quality  Balancing Health and Disease Book

Food Quality Balancing Health and Disease


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-02-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 530
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128114940

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Food Quality Balancing Health and Disease Excerpt :

Food Quality: Balancing Health and Disease, Volume Thirteen in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, provides essential information for researchers, scientists and students on the relationship between the quality of foods and disease at the biological level. It presents different technological approaches to detect food properties and their capabilities for balancing health and disease to deliver high-quality products to consumers. This volume explores the dynamic potential of how food bioengineering can improve traditional foods through modern methods to make a positive impact on human health and foster innovation. Provides information on how bioavailability of nutrients and food formulation can be used to prevent or improve disease Includes the most recent research methods of metabolomics and genomics to detect best outcomes Includes innovative applications for anti-aging effects and curative properties in foods Presents research examples on how both human gut microbiota and food components control the way certain organisms develop and react in different environmental conditions

Food Processing for Increased Quality and Consumption Book

Food Processing for Increased Quality and Consumption


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 522
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128114995

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Food Processing for Increased Quality and Consumption Excerpt :

Food Processing for Increased Quality and Consumption, Volume 18 in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, offers an updated perspective on the novel technologies utilized in food processing. This resource highlights their impact on health, industry and food bioengineering, also emphasizing the newest aspects of investigated technologies and specific food products through recently developed processing methods. As processed foods are more frequently consumed, there is increased demand to produce foods that attract people based on individual preferences, such as taste, texture or nutritional value. This book provides advantageous tools that improve food quality, preservation and aesthetics. Examines different frying techniques, dielectric defrosting, high pressure processing, and more Provides techniques to improve the quality and sensory aspects of foods Includes processing techniques for meat, fish, fruit, alcohol, yogurt and whey Outlines techniques for fresh, cured and frozen foods Presents processing methods to improve the nutritional value of foods

Impact of Nanoscience in the Food Industry Book

Impact of Nanoscience in the Food Industry


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 484
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128114933

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Impact of Nanoscience in the Food Industry Excerpt :

The Impact of Nanoscience in the Food Industry, Volume 12 in The Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, explores how nanoscience applications in food engineering offer an alternative to satisfying current food needs that cannot be fulfilled by natural products. Nanotechnology enables the development of tailored food ingredients and structures to replace products that are difficult to obtain. The book discusses how specialized nano-preservatives, sensors and food degradation and contamination detectors were developed and how they can be introduced in food products without degrading quality or properties of the final product. A valuable resource for food engineering researchers and students alike. Identifies common nanomaterials used in food preservation and food packaging Provides industrial applications to increase food production Describes analytical methods for assessing food safety Identifies how nanoscience advances allow for new developments in functional foods and nutraceuticals Discusses safety concerns, regulations and restricted use of nanomaterials in food bioengineering

Role of Materials Science in Food Bioengineering Book

Role of Materials Science in Food Bioengineering


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 578
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128115008

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Role of Materials Science in Food Bioengineering Excerpt :

The Role of Materials Science in Food Bioengineering, Volume 19 in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering, presents an up-to-date review of the most recent advances in materials science, further demonstrating its broad applications in the food industry and bioengineering. Many types of materials are described, with their impact in food design discussed. The book provides insights into a range of new possibilities for the use of materials and new technologies in the field of food bioengineering. This is an essential reference on bioengineering that is not only ideal for researchers, scientists and food manufacturers, but also for students and educators. Discusses the role of material science in the discovery and design of new food materials Reviews the medical and socioeconomic impact of recently developed materials in food bioengineering Includes encapsulation, coacervation techniques, emulsion techniques and more Identifies applications of new materials for food safety, food packaging and consumption Explores bioactive compounds, polyphenols, food hydrocolloids, nanostructures and other materials in food bioengineering

Alternative and Replacement Foods Book

Alternative and Replacement Foods


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 494
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128114988

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Alternative and Replacement Foods, Volume 17, a volume in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, presents the most up-to-date research on synthetic and replacement food components for scientists and researchers. The book helps them understand the significant impact of these foods on the length and quality of life of consumers. It presents a solid resource that brings together multidisciplinary research and its relationship to various disciplines. Readers will find a broad range of potential outcomes discussed, such as food safety, human and animal health benefits, and the development of new and novel foods through the bio-fortification of nutrients in foods. Discusses how specialty food products improve diet and heath Summarizes advances in dietary supplements, probiotics and nutraceuticals Includes research advances on snacks, vegan diets, gluten-free foods and more Provides identification and research studies on anti-obesity foods Presents information on alternative protein sources

Green Extraction and Valorization of By Products from Food Processing Book

Green Extraction and Valorization of By Products from Food Processing


  • Author : Francisco J. Barba
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000546842

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Green Extraction and Valorization of By Products from Food Processing Excerpt :

Generating of agricultural wastes and by-products during the production, processing and consumption of agricultural commodities is unavoidable and over the last decades, an increased public interest has been shown in the challenge of food wastage. Apart from its significant quantities, the physicochemical characteristics of the various agricultural waste and by-products denote that there is immense potential for their reuse, recycle, and valorisation through various different processes. Green Extraction and Valorization of By-Products from Food Processing provides an overview about the valorization or reuse of agricultural wastes and by-products during the production, processing and consumption of agricultural commodities. Waste disposal and by-product management in food processing industry pose problems in the areas of environmental protection and sustainability. However, they could be a great source of valuable nutraceuticals, which can be used to deal with the prospects of feeding fast growing population in 21st century. Features: Gives detailed guidance and presents case-studies about valorization of food wastes and by-products Shows the main conventional and innovative extraction techniques for food waste and by-products valorization Provides an estimated idea regarding the recovery of high-added value compounds Discusses the recovery of high-added value compounds Perspectives originated from the enormous amounts of food related materials that are discharged worldwide and the existing technologies, which promise the recovery, recycling and sustainability of high-added value ingredients inside food chain will be discussed in this book. This book is of value to academics, research institutes, and food industry engineers particularly the research and development professionals who are looking for effective management and utilization of food processing wastes and byproducts. In addition, it is suitable for undergraduate, post- graduate students, research scholars, p

Food Biosynthesis Book

Food Biosynthesis


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 488
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128112083

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Food Biosynthesis Excerpt :

Food Biosynthesis, Volume One in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, describes the main aspects related to the biological production of synthetic ingredients and natural foods, highlighting the impact of bacteria and plants in the biosynthesis of key food components. Biosynthesis methods could help solve issues like food shortages, providing consumers with preferred ‘natural’ food options. This book represents how biologically synthesized ingredients, such as vanilla flavoring, soy, milk and egg substitutes can be utilized as a desired option future foods. It is ideal for scientists and researchers who want to improve their knowledge on the field of food biosynthesis. Presents practical approaches of biosynthesis and the impact of biological origin on the field of food engineering Offers alternative applications to produce natural foods Includes processes and techniques to produce health promoting foods Discusses the positive effects of biosynthesis on microbial production to enhance food safety Offers a variety of perspectives on biosynthesis and its benefits for food ingredient production