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Hyperspectral Imaging for Food Quality Analysis and Control

Hyperspectral Imaging for Food Quality Analysis and Control Book
Author : Da-Wen Sun
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2010-06-29
ISBN : 9780080886282
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Based on the integration of computer vision and spectrscopy techniques, hyperspectral imaging is a novel technology for obtaining both spatial and spectral information on a product. Used for nearly 20 years in the aerospace and military industries, more recently hyperspectral imaging has emerged and matured into one of the most powerful and rapidly growing methods of non-destructive food quality analysis and control. Hyperspectral Imaging for Food Quality Analysis and Control provides the core information about how this proven science can be practically applied for food quality assessment, including information on the equipment available and selection of the most appropriate of those instruments. Additionally, real-world food-industry-based examples are included, giving the reader important insights into the actual application of the science in evaluating food products. Presentation of principles and instruments provides core understanding of how this science performs, as well as guideline on selecting the most appropriate equipment for implementation Includes real-world, practical application to demonstrate the viability and challenges of working with this technology Provides necessary information for making correct determination on use of hyperspectral imaging

Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis and Applications for Food Quality

Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis and Applications for Food Quality Book
Author : N.C. Basantia,Leo M.L. Nollet,Mohammed Kamruzzaman
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2018-11-16
ISBN : 1351805959
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In processing food, hyperspectral imaging, combined with intelligent software, enables digital sorters (or optical sorters) to identify and remove defects and foreign material that are invisible to traditional camera and laser sorters. Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis and Applications for Food Quality explores the theoretical and practical issues associated with the development, analysis, and application of essential image processing algorithms in order to exploit hyperspectral imaging for food quality evaluations. It outlines strategies and essential image processing routines that are necessary for making the appropriate decision during detection, classification, identification, quantification, and/or prediction processes. Features Covers practical issues associated with the development, analysis, and application of essential image processing for food quality applications Surveys the breadth of different image processing approaches adopted over the years in attempting to implement hyperspectral imaging for food quality monitoring Explains the working principles of hyperspectral systems as well as the basic concept and structure of hyperspectral data Describes the different approaches used during image acquisition, data collection, and visualization The book is divided into three sections. Section I discusses the fundamentals of Imaging Systems: How can hyperspectral image cube acquisition be optimized? Also, two chapters deal with image segmentation, data extraction, and treatment. Seven chapters comprise Section II, which deals with Chemometrics. One explains the fundamentals of multivariate analysis and techniques while in six other chapters the reader will find information on and applications of a number of chemometric techniques: principal component analysis, partial least squares analysis, linear discriminant model, support vector machines, decision trees, and artificial neural networks. In the last section, Applications, numerous examples are given of applications of hyperspectral imaging systems in fish, meat, fruits, vegetables, medicinal herbs, dairy products, beverages, and food additives.

Food Quality and Shelf Life

Food Quality and Shelf Life Book
Author : Charis M. Galanakis
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-06-25
ISBN : 0128171901
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Food Quality and Shelf Life covers all aspects and challenges of food preservation, packaging and shelf-life. It provides information on the most important pillars in the field, starting with active and smart packaging materials, novel technologies, and control tools in all stages between production and consumer. The book gives emphasis to methodological approaches for sensory shelf-life estimation and the impact of packaging on sensorial properties. Researchers and professionals alike will find this reference useful, especially those who are interested in the performance evaluation of future packaging for fresh produce in the cold chain and temperature management in the supply chain. Presents insights regarding new trends in emerging technologies in the field Includes hot topics, such as modified atmosphere packaging and active materials to improve shelf-life Provides shelf-life assessment and modeling methodologies and accelerated shelf-life testing

Computer Vision Technology for Food Quality Evaluation

Computer Vision Technology for Food Quality Evaluation Book
Author : Da-Wen Sun
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2016-04-07
ISBN : 0128025999
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Computer Vision Technology for Food Quality Evaluation, Second Edition continues to be a valuable resource to engineers, researchers, and technologists in research and development, as well as a complete reference to students interested in this rapidly expanding field. This new edition highlights the most recent developments in imaging processing and analysis techniques and methodology, captures cutting-edge developments in computer vision technology, and pinpoints future trends in research and development for food quality and safety evaluation and control. It is a unique reference that provides a deep understanding of the issues of data acquisition and image analysis and offers techniques to solve problems and further develop efficient methods for food quality assessment. Thoroughly explains what computer vision technology is, what it can do, and how to apply it for food quality evaluation Includes a wide variety of computer vision techniques and applications to evaluate a wide variety of foods Describes the pros and cons of different techniques for quality evaluation

Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals

Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals Book
Author : Elhadi M. Yahia
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-08-29
ISBN : 111915796X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Now in two volumes and containing more than seventy chapters, the second edition of Fruit and Vegetable Phytochemicals: Chemistry, Nutritional Value and Stability has been greatly revised and expanded. Written by hundreds of experts from across the world, the chapters cover diverse aspects of chemistry and biological functions, the influence of postharvest technologies, analysis methods and important phytochemicals in more than thirty fruits and vegetables. Providing readers with a comprehensive and cutting-edge description of the metabolism and molecular mechanisms associated with the beneficial effects of phytochemicals for human health, this is the perfect resource not only for students and teachers but also researchers, physicians and the public in general.

Infrared Spectroscopy for Food Quality Analysis and Control

Infrared Spectroscopy for Food Quality Analysis and Control Book
Author : Da-Wen Sun
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2009-03-05
ISBN : 9780080920870
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written by an international panel of professional and academic peers, the book provides the engineer and technologist working in research, development and operations in the food industry with critical and readily accessible information on the art and science of infrared spectroscopy technology. The book should also serve as an essential reference source to undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers in universities and research institutions. Infrared (IR) Spectroscopy deals with the infrared part of the electromagnetic spectrum. It measure the absorption of different IR frequencies by a sample positioned in the path of an IR beam. Currently, infrared spectroscopy is one of the most common spectroscopic techniques used in the food industry. With the rapid development in infrared spectroscopic instrumentation software and hardware, the application of this technique has expanded into many areas of food research. It has become a powerful, fast, and non-destructive tool for food quality analysis and control. Infrared Spectroscopy for Food Quality Analysis and Control reflects this rapid technology development. The book is divided into two parts. Part I addresses principles and instruments, including theory, data treatment techniques, and infrared spectroscopy instruments. Part II covers the application of IRS in quality analysis and control for various foods including meat and meat products, fish and related products, and others. *Explores this rapidly developing, powerful and fast non-destructive tool for food quality analysis and control *Presented in two Parts -- Principles and Instruments, including theory, data treatment techniques, and instruments, and Application in Quality Analysis and Control for various foods making it valuable for understanding and application *Fills a need for a comprehensive resource on this area that includes coverage of NIR and MVA

Mass Spectrometry Imaging in Food Analysis

Mass Spectrometry Imaging in Food Analysis Book
Author : Leo M.L. Nollet
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-04-29
ISBN : 0429765304
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Food contains various compounds and many technologies exist to analyze those molecules of interest. However, the analysis of the spatial distribution of those compounds using conventional technology, such as liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry or gas chromatography-mass spectrometry is difficult. Mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) is a mass spectrometry technique to visualize the spatial distribution of molecules, as biomarkers, metabolites, peptides or proteins by their molecular masses. Despite the fact that MSI has been generally considered a qualitative method, the signal generated by this technique is proportional to the relative abundance of the analyte and so quantification is possible. Mass Spectrometry Imaging in Food Analysis, a volume in the Food Analysis and Properties Series, explains how the novel use of matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry imaging (MALDI-MSI) will be an ideal complementary approach. MALDI-MSI is a two-dimensional MALDI-MS technology that can detect compounds in a tissue section without extraction, purification, separation, or labeling. It can be used to visualize the spatial distribution of biomolecules in foods. Features: Explains the novel use of matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry imaging in food analysis Describes how MALDI-MSI will be a useful technique for optical quality assurance. Shows how MALDI-MSI detects food contaminants and residues Covers the historical development of the technology While there are a multitude of books on mass spectrometry, none focus on food applications and thus this book is ideally suited to food scientists, food industry personnel engaged in product development, research institutions, and universities active in food analysis or chemical analysis. Also available in the Food Analysis and Properties Series: Food Aroma Evolution: During Food Processing, Cooking, and Aging, edited by Matteo Bordiga and Leo M.L. Nollet (ISBN: 9781138338241) Ambient Mass Spectroscopy Techniques in Food and the Environment, edited by Leo M.L. Nollet and Basil K. Munjanja (ISBN: 9781138505568) Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis and Applications for Food Quality, edited by N.C. Basantia, Leo M.L. Nollet, and Mohammed Kamruzzaman (ISBN: 9781138630796) For a complete list of books in this series, please visit our website at: www.crcpress.com/Food-Analysis--Properties/book-series/CRCFOODANPRO

Hyperspectral Imaging Technology in Food and Agriculture

Hyperspectral Imaging Technology in Food and Agriculture Book
Author : Bosoon Park,Renfu Lu
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2015-09-29
ISBN : 1493928368
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Hyperspectral imaging or imaging spectroscopy is a novel technology for acquiring and analysing an image of a real scene by computers and other devices in order to obtain quantitative information for quality evaluation and process control. Image processing and analysis is the core technique in computer vision. With the continuous development in hardware and software for image processing and analysis, the application of hyperspectral imaging has been extended to the safety and quality evaluation of meat and produce. Especially in recent years, hyperspectral imaging has attracted much research and development attention, as a result rapid scientific and technological advances have increasingly taken place in food and agriculture, especially on safety and quality inspection, classification and evaluation of a wide range of food products, illustrating the great advantages of using the technology for objective, rapid, non-destructive and automated safety inspection as well as quality control. Therefore, as the first reference book in the area, Hyperspectral Imaging Technology in Food and Agriculture focuses on these recent advances. The book is divided into three parts, which begins with an outline of the fundamentals of the technology, followed by full covering of the application in the most researched areas of meats, fruits, vegetables, grains and other foods, which mostly covers food safety and quality as well as remote sensing applicable for crop production. Hyperspectral Imaging Technology in Food and Agriculture is written by international peers who have both academic and professional credentials, with each chapter addressing in detail one aspect of the relevant technology, thus highlighting the truly international nature of the work. Therefore the book should provide the engineer and technologist working in research, development, and operations in the food and agricultural industry with critical, comprehensive and readily accessible information on the art and science of hyperspectral imaging technology. It should also serve as an essential reference source to undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers in universities and research institutions.

Mechatronics and Intelligent Materials III

Mechatronics and Intelligent Materials III Book
Author : Ran Chen,Wen Pei Sung,Jimmy Chih Ming Kao
Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
Release : 2013-06-13
ISBN : 3038260916
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2013 International Conference on Mechatronics and Intelligent Materials (MIM 2013), May 18-19, 2013, XiShuangBanNa, China

Chemometrics in Food Chemistry

Chemometrics in Food Chemistry Book
Author : José Manuel Amigo,Idoia Martí,Aoife Gowen
Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
Release : 2013-06-08
ISBN : 0128083301
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Computer vision systems have become typical tools of increasing importance to control manufacturing processes and product quality in a non-destructive manner in food industrial processing. During the past several years, we have heard about how hyperspectral imaging, joined with chemometrics, could offer a set of possibilities that may help to increase the control of the final quality assessment in production lines. This chapter will not review the main applications of HSI and chemometrics for food quality assessment, since this has already been extensively covered in several reviews. Instead, we will discuss the application and feasibility of the main chemometric techniques applied to different foodstuffs. The reader will be provided with a detailed overview of how to use chemometrics in hyperspectral data, along with a critical discussion on their respective advantages and potential pitfalls. The examples that we will use for this purpose are the detection of water in cheese, classification of bitterness in almonds in a set of samples, detection and classification of contaminants in cheese, and hydration of chickpeas during soaking.

Chemometrics in Food Chemistry

Chemometrics in Food Chemistry Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2013-06-08
ISBN : 0444595295
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The issues related to food science and authentication are of particular importance for researchers, consumers and regulatory entities. The need to guarantee quality foodstuff – where the word "quality" encompasses many different meanings, including e.g. nutritional value, safety of use, absence of alteration and adulterations, genuineness, typicalness, etc. – has led researchers to look for increasingly effective tools to investigate and deal with food chemistry problems. As even the simplest food is a complex matrix, the way to investigate its chemistry cannot be other than multivariate. Therefore, chemometrics is a necessary and powerful tool for the field of food analysis and control. For food science in general and food analysis and control in particular, there are several problems for which chemometrics are of utmost importance. Traceability, i.e. the possibility of verifying the animal/botanical, geographical and/or productive origin of a foodstuff, is, for instance, one area where the use of chemometric techniques is not only recommended but essential: indeed, at present no specific chemical and/or physico-chemical markers have been identified that can be univocally linked to the origin of a foodstuff and the only way of obtaining reliable traceability is by means of multivariate classification applied to experimental fingerprinting results. Another area where chemometrics is of particular importance is in building the bridge between consumer preferences, sensory attributes and molecular profiling of food: by identifying latent structures among the data tables, bilinear modeling techniques (such as PCA, MCR, PLS and its various evolutions) can provide an interpretable and reliable connection among these domains. Other problems include process control and monitoring, the possibility of using RGB or hyperspectral imaging techniques to nondestructively check food quality, calibration of multidimensional or hyphenated instruments etc.

Food Protection Trends

Food Protection Trends Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2010-07
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Food Protection Trends book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Proteomics for Food Authentication

Proteomics for Food Authentication Book
Author : Leo M.L. Nollet,Semih Ötleş
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-05-28
ISBN : 0429537506
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Consumers have the right to know what is in the food they are eating, and accordingly, a number of global food regulations require that the provenance of the food can be guaranteed from farm to fork. Many different instrumental techniques have been proposed for food authentication. Although traditional methods are still being used, new approaches such as genomics, proteomics, and metabolomics are helping to complement existing methodologies for verifying the claims made about certain food products. During the last decade, proteomics (the largescale analysis of proteins in a particular biological system at a particular time) has been applied to different research areas within food technology. Since proteins can be used as markers for many properties of a food, even indicating processes to which the food has been subjected, they can provide further evidence of the foods labeling claim. Proteomics for Food Authentication, a volume in the Food Analysis and Properties Series, is a comprehensive and updated overview of the applications, drawbacks, advantages, and challenges of proteomics for food authentication. Features: Provides a comprehensive and critical overview of the application of proteomics in food Helps food scientists determine the authenticity of several food products Provides applied techniques for both laboratory and industrial environments Describes workflows, technologies, and tools that are being assessed in proteomics-related studies Workflows, technologies, and tools that are being assessed in proteomics-related studies are described, followed by a review of the specific applications regarding food authenticity and, now and then, food quality. The book will provide a comprehensive and critical overview of the application of proteomics approaches to determine the authenticity of several food products updating the performances and current limitations of the applied techniques in both laboratory and industrial environments. As such it is well suited to food scientist, chemical engineers, food engineers, research labs, universities, governments, related food industries. Also available in the Food Analysis and Properties Series: Food Aroma Evolution: During Food Processing, Cooking, and Aging, edited by Matteo Bordiga and Leo M.L. Nollet (ISBN: 9781138338241) Ambient Mass Spectroscopy Techniques in Food and the Environment, edited by Leo M.L. Nollet and Basil K. Munjanja (ISBN: 9781138505568) Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis and Applications for Food Quality, edited by N.C. Basantia, Leo M.L. Nollet, and Mohammed Kamruzzaman (ISBN: 9781138630796) For a complete list of books in this series, please visit our website at: www.crcpress.com/Food-Analysis--Properties/book-series/CRCFOODANPRO

Proceedings of the IInd Asia Pacific Symposium on Postharvest Research Education and Extension

Proceedings of the IInd Asia Pacific Symposium on Postharvest Research  Education and Extension Book
Author : Hadi K. Purwadaria,G. Srzednicki,Sirichai Kanlayanarat
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Proceedings of the IInd Asia Pacific Symposium on Postharvest Research Education and Extension book written by Hadi K. Purwadaria,G. Srzednicki,Sirichai Kanlayanarat, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Process Analytical Technology for the Food Industry

Process Analytical Technology for the Food Industry Book
Author : Colm P. O'Donnell,Colette Fagan,P.J. Cullen
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-11-03
ISBN : 149390311X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Process Analytical Technology (PAT) initiative aims to move from a paradigm of ‘testing quality in’ to ‘building quality in by design’. It can be defined as the optimal application of process analytical technologies, feedback process control strategies, information management tools, and/or product–process optimization strategies. Recently, there have been significant advances in process sensors and in model-based monitoring and control methodologies, leading to enormous opportunities for improved performance of food manufacturing processes and for the quality of food products with the adoption of PAT. Improvements in process efficiency, reduced product variability, enhanced traceability, process understanding, and decreased risk of contamination are some of the benefits arising from the introduction of a PAT strategy in the food industry. Process Analytical Technology for the Food Industry reviews established and emerging PAT tools with potential application within the food processing industry. The book will also serve as a reference for industry, researchers, educators, and students by providing a comprehensive insight into the objectives, challenges, and benefits of adopting a Process Analytical Technology strategy in the food industry.

Food Aroma Evolution

Food Aroma Evolution Book
Author : Matteo Bordiga,Leo M.L. Nollet
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-11-15
ISBN : 0429807244
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Of the five senses, smell is the most direct and food aromas are the key drivers of our flavor experience. They are crucial for the synergy of food and drinks. Up to 80% of what we call taste is actually aroma. Food Aroma Evolution: During Food Processing, Cooking, and Aging focuses on the description of the aroma evolution in several food matrices. Not only cooking, but also processing (such as fermentation) and aging are responsible for food aroma evolution. A comprehensive evaluation of foods requires that analytical techniques keep pace with the available technology. As a result, a major objective in the chemistry of food aroma is concerned with the application and continual development of analytical methods. This particularly important aspect is discussed in depth in a dedicated section of the book. Features Covers aromatic evolution of food as it is affected by treatment Focuses on food processing, cooking, and aging Describes both classic and new analytical techniques Explains how the flavor perception results are influenced by other food constituents The book comprises a good mix of referenced research with practical applications, also reporting case studies of these various applications of novel technologies. This text represents a comprehensive reference book for students, educators, researchers, food processors, and food industry personnel providing an up-to-date insight. The range of techniques and materials covered provides engineers and scientists working in the food industry with a valuable resource for their work. Also available in the Food Analysis & Properties Series: Ambient Mass Spectroscopy Techniques in Food and the Environment, edited by Leo M.L. Nollet and Basil K. Munjanja (ISBN: 9781138505568) Hyperspectral Imaging Analysis and Applications for Food Quality, edited by N.C. Basantia, Leo M.L. Nollet, and Mohammed Kamruzzaman (ISBN: 9781138630796) Fingerprinting Techniques in Food Authentication and Traceability, edited by Khwaja Salahuddin Siddiqi and Leo M.L. Nollet (ISBN: 9781138197671) For a complete list of books in this series, please visit our website at: www.crcpress.com/Food-Analysis--Properties/book-series/CRCFOODANPRO

Nondestructive Sensing for Food Safety Quality and Natural Resources

Nondestructive Sensing for Food Safety  Quality  and Natural Resources Book
Author : Yud-Ren Chen,Shu-I. Tu
Publisher : Society of Photo Optical
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Proceedings of SPIE present the original research papers presented at SPIE conferences and other high-quality conferences in the broad-ranging fields of optics and photonics. These books provide prompt access to the latest innovations in research and technology in their respective fields. Proceedings of SPIE are among the most cited references in patent literature.

Pathogen Detection and Remediation for Safe Eating

Pathogen Detection and Remediation for Safe Eating Book
Author : Yud-Ren Chen
Publisher : Society of Photo Optical
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a collection of papers presented at SPIE's Industrial and Environmental Monitors and Biosensors Symposium. The articles cover a range of relevant issues and topics.

Nondestructive Testing of Food Quality

Nondestructive Testing of Food Quality Book
Author : Joseph Irudayaraj,Christoph Reh
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2008-06-02
ISBN : 0470388285
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The expert contributors to Nondestructive Testing of Food Quality clearly explain present industry advances and how to turn available instrumentation into valuable assets. Readers learn how the competencies of product knowledge, process understanding, instrumentation, principles of sensing, process control, and analytical methodology are required to turn an application into success. The broad-based coverage of topics addresses the most dominant sensor technologies keeping in mind the research initiatives advancing these technologies not only in food but also in the pharmaceutical sectors. Coverage includes: ultrasound, near infrared spectroscopy, mid-infrared spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, hyperspectral imaging systems, magnetic resonance imaging, electronic nose, z-nose, biosensors, microwave absorption, and nanoparticles and colloids as sensors.

Handbook of Dairy Foods Analysis

Handbook of Dairy Foods Analysis Book
Author : Fidel Toldrá,Leo M.L. Nollet
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-03-23
ISBN : 1000342077
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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, Second Edition, compiles the top dairy analysis techniques and methodologies from around the world into one well-organized volume. Exceptionally comprehensive in both its detailing of methods and the range of dairy 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. This second edition includes four brand-new chapters covering the analytical techniques and methodologies for determining bioactive peptides, preservatives, activity of endogenous enzymes, and sensory perception of dairy foods, and all other chapters have been adapted to recent research. All other chapters have been thoroughly updated. Key Features: Explains analytical tools available for the analysis of the chemistry and biochemistry of dairy foods Covers a variety of dairy foods including milk, cheese, butter, yogurt, and ice cream Analysis of nutritional quality includes prebiotics, probiotics, essential amino acids, bioactive peptides, and healthy vegetable-origin compounds Includes a series of chapters on analyzing sensory qualities, including color, texture, and flavor. Covering the gamut of dairy analysis techniques, the book discusses current methods for the analysis of chemical and nutritional compounds, and the detection of microorganisms, allergens, contaminants, and/or 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, Fidel Toldrá and Leo M.L. Nollet, this handbook is one of the few references that is completely devoted to dairy food analysis – an extremely valuable reference for those in the dairy research, processing, and manufacturing industries.