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Processing and Impact on Active Components in Food

Processing and Impact on Active Components in Food Book
Author : Victor R. Preedy
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2014-05-27
ISBN : 0124047092
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From beef to baked goods, fish to flour, antioxidants are added to preserve the shelf life of foods and ensure consumer acceptability. These production-added components may also contribute to the overall availability of essential nutrients for intake as well as the prevention of the development of unwelcome product characteristics such as off-flavours or colours. However, there are processes that reduce the amount of naturally occurring antioxidants and awareness of that potential is just as important for those in product research and development. There is a practical need to understand not only the physiological importance of antioxidants in terms of consumer health benefit, but how they may be damaged or enhanced through the processing and packaging phases. This book presents information key to understanding how antioxidants change during production of a wide variety of food products, with a focus toward how this understanding may be translated effectively to other foods as well. Addresses how the composition of food is altered, the analytical techniques used, and the applications to other foods Presents in-chapter summary points and other translational insights into concepts, techniques, findings and approaches to processing of other foods Explores advances in analytical and methodological science within each chapter

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Components

Nutraceutical and Functional Food Components Book
Author : Charis M. Galanakis
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-10-24
ISBN : 0323850537
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nutraceutical and Functional Food Components: Effects of Innovative Processing Techniques, Second Edition highlights the impact of recent food industry advances on the nutritional value, functional properties, applications, bioavailability, and bioaccessibility of food components. This second edition also assesses shelf-life, sensory characteristics, and the profile of food products. Covering the most important groups of food components, including lipids, proteins, peptides and amino acids, carbohydrates, dietary fiber, polyphenols, carotenoids, vitamins, aromatic compounds, minerals, glucosinolates, enzymes, this book addresses processing methods for each. Food scientists, technologists, researchers, nutritionists, engineers and chemists, agricultural scientists, other professionals working in the food industry, as well as students studying related fields, will benefit from this updated reference. Focuses on nutritional value, functional properties, applications, bioavailability and bioaccessibility of food components Covers food components by describing the effects of thermal and non-thermal technologies Addresses shelf-life, sensory characteristics and health claims

The Chemistry of Thermal Food Processing Procedures

The Chemistry of Thermal Food Processing Procedures Book
Author : Maria Micali,Marco Fiorino,Salvatore Parisi
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-07-08
ISBN : 3319424637
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This Brief reviews thermal processes in the food industry – pasteurization, sterilization, UHT processes, and others. It evaluates the effects on a chemical level and possible failures from a safety viewpoint, and discusses in how far the effects can be predicted. In addition, historical preservation techniques – smoking, addition of natural additives, irradiation, etc. – are compared with current industrial systems, like fermentation, irradiation, addition of food-grade chemicals. The Brief critically discusses storage protocols – cooling, freezing, etc. – and packing systems (modified atmosphere technology, active and intelligent packaging). Can undesired chemical effects on the food products be predicted? This Brief elucidates on this important question. On that basis, new challenges, that currently arise in the food sector, can be approached.

Dry Beans and Pulses Production Processing and Nutrition

Dry Beans and Pulses Production  Processing  and Nutrition Book
Author : Muhammad Siddiq,Mark A. Uebersax
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-12-15
ISBN : 1119777135
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Dry Beans and Pulses The second edition of the most complete and authoritative reference on dry beans production, processing, and nutrition available Since the first edition of Dry Beans and Pulses: Production, Processing, and Nutrition was published in 2012, the popularity of pulse crops as sustainable, nutritionally-rich food ingredients for alternate meat and other food products has increased significantly beyond traditional utilization. Retaining its distinctive value-chain approach to the subject, the new edition is fully revised to provide up-to-date coverage of breeding, composition, quality, nutritional profiles, postharvest and processing technologies, food safety and security, significance to human health, and more. A team of more than fifty contributors review recent research, consumer trends, new products, and food security issues in dry beans processing and value-added practices. New chapters address Hard-to-cook phenomenon and other storage-induced quality defects, quality assessment of raw and processed legumes using innovative technologies, utilization of dry beans and pulses as ingredients in diverse food products, and the production, processing, and nutritional profile of Faba beans and chickpeas and lentils. Covering both traditional and non-traditional bean classes, this comprehensive volume: Features new topics, expanded discussion, updated references, and additional figures and tables throughout Provides in-depth information on key aspects of production technologies, value-added processing, and Culinology® Examines global production and consumption, packaging and distribution, and nutrient bioavailability of bioactive compounds Highlights worldwide efforts to improve the quality and utilization of dry beans and pulses Discusses emerging trends and new applications of antioxidant properties of dry beans as functional foods Features chapters written by experts in disciplines such as crop science, horticulture, food science and technology, food biochemistry and engineering, and nutritional and environmental sciences Dry Beans and Pulses: Production, Processing, and Nutrition, Second Edition remains required reading for food scientists, nutritionists, agronomists, researchers, food processing specialists, and food security experts, food engineers and chemists involved in dry beans processing and value-added technologies.

Postharvest Handling

Postharvest Handling Book
Author : Ibrahim Kahramanoglu
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2017-09-13
ISBN : 9535135333
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The world population has been increasing day by day, and demand for food is rising. Despite that, the natural resources are decreasing, and production of food is getting difficult. At the same time, about one-quarter of what is produced never reaches the consumers due to the postharvest losses. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to efficiently handle, store, and utilize produce to be able to feed the world, reduce the use of natural resources, and help to ensure sustainability. At this point, postharvest handling is becoming more important, which is the main determinant of the postharvest losses. Hence, the present book is intended to provide useful and scientific information about postharvest handling of different produce.

Plant derived Bioactives

Plant derived Bioactives Book
Author : Mallappa Kumara Swamy
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-05-11
ISBN : 9811517614
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Plants produce a vast number of bioactive compounds with different chemical scaffolds, which modulate a diverse range of molecular targets and are used as drugs for treating numerous diseases. Most present-day medicines are derived either from plant compounds or their derivatives, and plant compounds continue to offer limitless reserves for the discovery of new medicines. While different classes of plant compounds, like phenolics, flavonoids, saponins and alkaloids, and their potential pharmacological applications are currently being explored, their curative mechanisms are yet to be understood in detail. This book is divided into 2 volumes and offers detailed information on plant-derived bioactive compounds, including recent research findings. Volume 1, Plant-derived Bioactives: Chemistry and Mode of Action, discusses the chemistry of highly valued plant bioactive compounds and their mode of actions at the molecular level. Volume 2, Plant-derived Bioactives: Production, Properties and Therapeutic Applications, explores the sources, biosynthesis, production, biological properties and therapeutic applications of plant bioactives. Given their scope, these books are valuable resources for members of the scientific community wishing to further explore various medicinal plants and the therapeutic applications of their bioactive compounds. They appeal to scholars, teachers and scientists involved in plant product research, and facilitate the development of innovative new drugs.

Antioxidants in Cocoa

Antioxidants in Cocoa Book
Author : Dorota Żyżelewicz,Joanna Oracz
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2021-04-07
ISBN : 3036502327
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This Special Issue comprises articles related to the effects of genotype and processing conditions on the phenolic compound profile and antioxidant activity of cocoa-derived products, isolation and characterization of antioxidant compounds such as polyphenols and melanoidins from cocoa beans, and assessment of the antioxidant, antioxidative stress and anti-inflammatory effects of cocoa beans and cocoa-derived products. The results of these studies show that it is possible to maintain or increase the biological activity of cocoa beans and their derived products (cocoa powder and chocolate) by choosing appropriate processing conditions and cocoa genotype and origin. The papers published in this Special Issue confirm that cocoa beans and cocoa by-products can be considered as an attractive source material for manufacturing of functional foods and nutraceuticals. This is because they contain many bioactive compounds, mainly polyphenols, including flavonoids (proanthocyaninidins, monomeric flavan-3-ols, and anthocyanins) and phenolic acids, as well as melanoidins. Finally, the in vitro and in vivo studies demonstrate the importance of cocoa antioxidants for the prevention of oxidative stress and inflammation.

Polyphenols Properties Recovery and Applications

Polyphenols  Properties  Recovery  and Applications Book
Author : Charis Michel Galanakis
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2018-01-11
ISBN : 0128135735
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Polyphenols: Properties, Recovery, and Applications covers polyphenol properties, health effects and new trends in recovery procedures and applications. Beginning with coverage of the metabolism and health effects of polyphenols, the book then addresses recovery, analysis, processing issues and industrial applications. The book not only connects the properties and health effects of polyphenols with recovery, processing and encapsulation issues, but also explores industrial applications that are affected by these aspects, including both current applications and those under development. Covers the properties and health effects of polyphenols, along with trends in recovery procedures and applications Addresses recovery, analysis and processing issues Concludes with coverage of the industrial applications of polyphenols

Caffeinated and Cocoa Based Beverages

Caffeinated and Cocoa Based Beverages Book
Author : Alexandru Grumezescu,Alina-Maria Holban
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2019-04-06
ISBN : 0128158654
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Caffeinated and Cocoa Based Beverages, Volume Eight in The Science of Beverages series, covers one of the hottest topics in the current beverage industry. This practical reference takes a broad and multidisciplinary approach on the production, processing, and engineering approaches to caffeinated drinks, highlighting their biological impact and health-related interference. The book presents evidence-based examples of the benefits of caffeinated and cocoa-based beverages and analyzes the latest trends in the industry that are essential for researchers in various fields of food and beverage development, including coverage of pharmaceuticals and the biomedical fields. Presents both functional and medicinal perspectives in beverage production Provides potential solutions for sustainable coffee and cocoa industry Includes novel research applications to foster research and product development

Lignocellulosic Biorefining Technologies

Lignocellulosic Biorefining Technologies Book
Author : Avinash P. Ingle,Anuj Kumar Chandel,Silvio Silverio da Silva
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-03-02
ISBN : 111956882X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A text to the advances and development of novel technologies in the production of high-value products from economically viable raw materials Lignocellulosic Biorefining Technologiesis an essential guide to the most recent advances and developments of novel technologies in the production of various high-value products from economically viable raw materials. Written by a team of experts on the topic, the book covers important topics specifically on production of economical and sustainable products such as various biofuels, organic acids, enzymes, biopigments, biosurfactants, etc. The book highlights the important aspects of lignocellulosic biorefining including structure, function, and chemical composition of the plant cell wall and reviews the details about the various components present in the lignocellulosic biomass and their characterizations. The authors explore the various approaches available for processing lignocellulosic biomass into second generation sugars and focus on the possibilities of utilization of lignocellulosic feedstocks for the production of biofuels and biochemicals. Each chapter includes a range of clear, informative tables and figures, and contains relevant references of published articles. This important text: Provides cutting-edge information on the recent developments in lignocellulose biorefinery Reviews production of various economically important and sustainable products, such as biofuels, organic acids, biopigments, and biosurfactants Highlights several broad-ranging areas of recent advances in the utilization of a variety of lignocellulosic feedstocks Provides a valuable, authoritative reference for anyone interested in the topic Written for post-graduate students and researchers in disciplines such as biotechnology, bioengineering, forestry, agriculture, and chemical industry, Lignocellulosic Biorefining Technologies is an authoritative and updated guide to the knowledge about various biorefining technologies.

Grow Yourself Healthy

Grow Yourself Healthy Book
Author : Beth Marshall
Publisher : White Lion Publishing
Release : 2020-03-17
ISBN : 0711250723
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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GROW YOURSELF HEALTHY shows how to transform your gut health with a wealth of gut-friendly crops, projects, recipes and planting plans * Discover how to grow 50 vegetables, fruit & herbs to maximise their nutritional value * Plan your own gut-health garden using 11 easy projects, with planting plans and best varieties * Follow 13 recipes for fermented foods to multiply the benefits and enjoy all year round * Understand the science of gut-health gardening and how it affects our health and well-being * Find everything you need to transform your garden and your family’s health and happiness! Based on the author’s practical experience of growing fruit, vegetables and herbs in ways that supercharge their nutritional value, GROW YOURSELF HEALTHY is a practical guide on how to design and manage an edible garden for gut health, providing food for us and the trillions of microbes we host within us. It describes the science behind the subject in an accessible way and shows how to grow an incredible diversity of fruit, vegetables, herbs and edible flowers, even in a small space. The book describes the best types of fruit and vegetable to choose and how to grow them to optimize their health boosting properties. It brings together the latest scientific research into different organic growing, harvesting and processing methods that will empower the reader to take back control of the nutritional value of the food they eat. GROW YOURSELF HEALTHY also contains 11 practical projects to demonstrate how to grow healthy, fresh produce at home, in a small garden, allotment, balcony, or even on a windowsill. A chapter with 13 fermentation recipes shows how the genius of microbes can be harnessed to transform freshly harvested produce into delicious sauerkraut, kimchi, pickles, and fermented drinks. The book is lavishly illustrated with beautiful photographs by Marianne Majerus.

Postharvest Physiological Disorders in Fruits and Vegetables

Postharvest Physiological Disorders in Fruits and Vegetables Book
Author : Sergio Tonetto de Freitas,Sunil Pareek
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-01-15
ISBN : 1351973177
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book, chock full of color illustrations, addresses the main postharvest physiological disorders studied in fruits and vegetables. For a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, Postharvest Physiological Disorders in Fruits and Vegetables describes visual symptoms, triggering and inhibiting mechanisms, and approaches to predict and control these disorders after harvest. Color photographs illustrate the disorders, important factors, physiology, and management. The book includes a detailed description of the visual symptoms, triggering and inhibiting mechanisms, and possible approaches to predict and control physiological disorders. The mechanisms triggering and inhibiting the disorders are discussed in detail in each chapter, based on recent studies, which can help readers better understand the factors regulating each disorder. The description of possible approaches to predict and control each disorder can help growers, shippers, wholesalers, and retailers to determine the best management practices to reduce disorder incidence and crop losses. Features: Presents visual symptoms of postharvest physiological disorders that will help readers to precisely identify the disorders in fruits and vegetables Details mechanisms triggering and inhibiting the postharvest disorders Explains possible approaches to predict and control these disorders Suggests the best postharvest management approaches for each crop Although there are many scientific publications on postharvest physiological disorders, there are no recent reviews or books putting together the most recent information about the mechanisms regulating, as well as about the possible approaches to predict and control these disorders.

New Frontiers in Acrylamide Study in Foods

New Frontiers in Acrylamide Study in Foods Book
Author : Marta Mesías,Cristina Delgado-Andrade,Francisco J. Morales
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2021-01-19
ISBN : 3036500308
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) has identified acrylamide as a public health concern due to its relation with the appearance of different types of cancer, and continued efforts are required to reduce exposure to acrylamide (EFSA, 2015). During the last few years, EFSA has maintained a high level of supervision to monitor the acrylamide levels in processed products, urging companies to implement effective mitigation strategies for reducing formation of this contaminant. Recently, the European Commission has published a regulation that sets mitigation measures for the reduction of this compound in foods, identifying new benchmark levels for a number of food categories (European Commission, 2017). The Regulation 2158/2017 compels food processors and food business operators in Europe to reduce the presence of acrylamide in their products, applying measures proportionate to the size and nature of the establishments. With the goal of providing information that contributes to our understanding for this process contaminant and exposure through dietary routes, this Special Issue explores the recent advances on the study of acrylamide in foods, including novel insights into the chemistry of its formation and elimination, effective mitigation strategies, conventional and innovative monitoring techniques, risk/benefit approaches, and exposure assessment.

Nutritional Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Fruits and Vegetables

Nutritional Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Fruits and Vegetables Book
Author : Amit K. Jaiswal
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-07-30
ISBN : 0128127813
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nutritional Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Fruits and Vegetables provides an overview of the nutritional and anti-nutritional composition, antioxidant potential, and health benefits of a wide range of commonly consumed fruits and vegetables. The book presents a comprehensive overview on a variety of topics, including inflorescence, flowers and flower buds (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage), bulb, stem and stalk (onion, celery, asparagus, celery), leaves (watercress, lettuce, spinach), fruit and seed (peppers, squash, tomato, eggplant, green beans), roots and tubers (red beet, carrots, radish), and fruits, such as citrus (orange, lemon, grapefruit), berries (blackberry, strawberry, lingonberry, bayberry, blueberry), melons (pumpkin, watermelon), and more. Each chapter, contributed by an international expert in the field, also discusses the factors influencing antioxidant content, such as genotype, environmental variation and agronomic conditions. Contains detailed information on nutritional and anti-nutritional composition for commonly consumed fruits and vegetables Presents recent epidemiological information on the health benefits of fresh produce Provides in-depth information about the antioxidant properties of a range of fruits and vegetables

Advances in Potato Chemistry and Technology

Advances in Potato Chemistry and Technology Book
Author : Jaspreet Singh,Lovedeep Kaur
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2016-01-19
ISBN : 0128005769
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advances in Potato Chemistry and Technology, Second Edition, presents the latest knowledge on potato chemistry, including the identification, analysis, and uses of chemical components in potatoes. Beginning with a brief description of potato components, the book then delves into their role during processing, then presenting information on strategies for quality optimization that provides students, researchers, and technologists working in the area of food science with recent information and updates on state-of-the-art technologies. The updated edition includes the latest information related to the identification, analysis, and use of chemical components of potatoes, carbohydrate and non-carbohydrate composition, cell wall chemistry, an analysis of glycoalkaloids, phenolics and anthocyanins, thermal processing, and quality optimization. In addition, new and sophisticated methods of quality determination of potatoes and their products, innovative and healthy potato-based foods, the future of genetically modified potatoes, and the non-food use of potatoes and their products is discussed. Includes both the emerging non-food uses of potato and potato-by-products as well as the expanding knowledge on the food-focused use of potatoes Presents case studies on the problems, factors, proposed solutions, and pros and cons of each, allowing readers facing similar concerns and issues to effectively and efficiently identify an appropriate solution Written by a global collection of experts in both food and non-food potato science

Nutrients in Beverages

Nutrients in Beverages Book
Author : Alexandru Grumezescu,Alina-Maria Holban
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-06-07
ISBN : 0128169257
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nutrients in Beverages, Volume Twelve, in the Science of Beverages series, introduces the role of nutrients in beverages and provides details into the biological effects of beverage ingredients by presenting their nutritional properties and characterization. This scientific reference covers both the current state-of-the-art and future trends in the beverage industry, and is designed as a comprehensive guide to this area of research. Detailed research information is presented to not only help researchers and students understand the nature of the challenges associated with incorporating nutrients, but to also help strengthen the knowledge transfer between research institutions and industry. Includes information on the health impact of various nutrients Discusses nutrients in beverages as a potential delivery system for nutraceuticals Presents research example detection techniques to assist in identifying nutrient types and functionalities

Value Added Ingredients and Enrichments of Beverages

Value Added Ingredients and Enrichments of Beverages Book
Author : Alexandru Grumezescu,Alina-Maria Holban
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-06-22
ISBN : 0128166886
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Value-Added Ingredients and Enrichment of Beverages, Volume Fourteen in The Science of Beverages series, takes a multidisciplinary approach in addressing what consumers demand in natural beverages. This in-depth reference covers both natural and unnatural ingredients and explains their impact on consumer health and nutrition. Sweeteners, vitamins, oils and other natural ingredients to improve beverages are included. The book addresses some of the most common enrichments used in the industry, including those with biomedical and nutritional applications. This volume will be useful to anyone in the beverages industry who needs a better understanding of advances in the industry. Discusses health-related benefits and risks, along with the potential harmful effects of additives and preservatives Provides research examples of health promoting ingredients in beverages to further research and development Presents key steps in designing formulations of enriched beverages, analysis, product development, shelf life, cost-benefit ratio and compliance with WHO regulations

Natural Beverages

Natural Beverages Book
Author : Alexandru Grumezescu,Alina-Maria Holban
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2019-06-21
ISBN : 0128166908
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Natural Beverages, Volume Thirteen, in the Science of Beverages series, takes a multidisciplinary approach to address the shifting beverage landscape towards the global trend of natural beverages. As global beverage consumption has progressed towards healthier and ‘natural’ ingredients, researchers and scientists need to understand the latest scientific developments and the proposed health benefits and improved effects. Classical examples are presented as a basis for innovation expansion to help new researchers understand this segment of the industry. This is a great resource for researchers and scientists in the beverages industry. Describes natural beverage production and its impact on nutritional value Provides overall coverage of hot topics and scientific principles in the beverage industry Explores the pros and cons of natural vs. artificial beverages in product development Covers the production of all commonly consumed ‘natural’ beverages

Green Extraction of Natural Products

Green Extraction of Natural Products Book
Author : Farid Chemat,Jochen Strube
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-05-04
ISBN : 3527336532
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Extraction processes are essential steps in numerous industrial applications from perfume over pharmaceutical to fine chemical industry. By using natural products, we are able to reduce the environmental impact of industry whilst improving quality and profit.This book presents a complete picture of current knowledge on the green extraction of natural products in terms of innovative processes, original methods, alternative solvents and safe products, and provides the necessary theoretical background as well as industrial application examples and environmental impacts. Each chapter is written by experts in the field and the strong focus on green chemistry throughout the book makes this book a unique reference source.This book is intended to be a first step towards a future cooperation in a new extraction of natural products, built to improve both fundamental and green parameters of the techniques and to increase the amount of extracts obtained from renewable resources with a minimum consumption of energy and solvents, and the maximum safety for operators and the environment.The target audience is industry professionals as well as academicians engaged in separationand extraction engineering or natural product chemistry research, and graduate level students.

Drying and Roasting of Cocoa and Coffee

Drying and Roasting of Cocoa and Coffee Book
Author : Ching Lik Hii,Flávio Meira Borém
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2019-07-15
ISBN : 1351624024
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is the first practical book dedicated to the fundamental and application aspects of two major unit operations in cocoa and coffee processing, namely drying and roasting. The drying and roasting of cocoa and coffee beans play critical roles in governing the formation of flavor precursors in the early stages and also the development of flavor and aroma in the later stages during processing. Hence, qualities of the finished chocolates and coffee powder products are affected greatly by the dried and roasted beans produced. Drying and Roasting of Cocoa and Coffee covers key topics areas ranging from post-harvest processing, equipment selection, physical and chemical changes during processing, flavor development, grading and dried product quality. The book consists of two parts with topics dedicated to the drying/roasting aspects of cocoa and coffee, respectively. Features Provides a comprehensive review on flavor development during cocoa/coffee processing Discusses the impact of processing parameters on cocoa/coffee quality Presents the new trends in drying/roasting techniques and novel technology Examines the concept of coffee quality in light of both paradigms: the traditional coffee and the specialty coffee grading systems No prior knowledge of cocoa and coffee processing is required to benefit from this book, which is written for a variety of readers. It is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers and industrial practitioners/consultants from various domains in the food and beverage industries.