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AlveoConsistograph Handbook

AlveoConsistograph Handbook Book
Author : Michel Dubois
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2016-07-21
ISBN : 0128104589
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The AlveoConsistograph helps you to classify, control, and select wheat and flour and optimize their blending for specific rheological properties. It measures the effects of improvers, ingredients, and other additives resulting in better control of dough on the production line and more consistent end-product quality. The AlveoConsistograph Handbook, Second Edition provides an understanding of the technical data generated by the instrument and gives timely application examples. It explains the workings of the Chopin Consistograph and provides a deep insight into its coupling with the Chopin Alveograph. This is the first revision of this resource in 20 years and it explains major modifications and improvements of the Alveograph through new and completely revised chapters. A new chapter on the Consistograph, the component that is used to determine the water absorption capacity of flour, includes test procedures, applications, differences from other devices, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Another new chapter discusses the debate surrounding the testing of samples, using either constant water content or constant consistency methods. This chapter gives useful insight into the adapted hydrated Alveograph protocol and its benefits for users of flour that will be part of formulations where gluten quality and performance is crucial. It covers the controversial subject in depth, the technical basis for the development of the debate, and compares the use of both methods on the same wheat. In addition to wheat flour, the book provides guidance for using the Alveograph on additional products like durum wheat semolina or durum pasta. All chapters have been re-written to include the latest practices and will help users gain a better understanding of how this important technology is used in today’s food labs. This large format, easy-to-read handbook includes two helpful appendixes: The first lists the main alveograph parts and the second lists selected references concerning the alveograph. The Alveoconsistograph Handbook will provide every user, all along the cereal chain, with up-to-date information helping them to get the most out of their daily use of this important technology. It will be especially useful for food scientists in the baking industry, quality control laboratories, suppliers of enzymes and additives, breeders, grain scientists involved with grain storage, as well as grain exporters. Topics Covered Include: Description of different alveograph types Theory of the alveograph Description of the alveograph procedure Modification of the alveograph procedure Interpretation of the alveograph results Factors influencing the alveograph Alveograph calibration Description of the consistograph Adapted hydration method for the alveograph Troubleshooting

Wheat Flour

Wheat Flour Book
Author : William A Atwell,Sean Finnie
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2016-09-28
ISBN : 0128123664
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Wheat flour is a key ingredient in many food creations, from baked goods to breakfast cereals to various pastas and noodles. And while it may seem like a simple ingredient to some, the quality, composition, milling, and other aspects of wheat flour will make a big difference in the final product—as well as its success (or failure) in the market. Wheat Flour, Second Edition breaks down this important ingredient from a range of perspectives important to the food industry, including wheat crops, milling, the composition of commercial flour, nutrition, wheat and flour testing, production issues, quality specifications, and products derived from hard, soft, and durum wheats. Like other books in AACCI's Ingredient Handbook series, Wheat Flour, Second Edition offers expert information currently unavailable in a single source and presents it in straightforward language. This book is among the fastest, easiest references for a variety of food industry professionals, including product developers, quality assurance staff, purchasing agents, production personnel, plant managers and supervisors, teachers and students, suppliers, technical sales representatives, engineers, microbiologists, food scientists, and nutritionists. Wheat Flour, Second Edition features clearly written text filled with many easy-to-use tables and illustrations. Concise troubleshooting guides help those dealing with product quality or production issues. And for quick reference, definitions of key terms appear in the margins of pages throughout the text and are compiled in the book’s extensive glossary. This new edition incorporates the latest technical information on wheat flour, representing the many recent changes in technology and research since the first edition was produced in 2001. Also new feature of this edition is that the book considers key nutritional questions that were not as important to the public when the first edition was produced, such as health conditions involving gluten and wheat allergies and the quest for products with less fat and salt. Coverage of specific product applications and problem resolution, as well as basics about wheat and milling, make Wheat Flour a must-have for food industry professionals. Everyone from new product developers to technical sales personnel will find answers to their questions about wheat flour in this one-stop, practical ingredient handbook With this book, you will be able to: Quickly orient yourself and colleagues to the latest research on wheat flour Swiftly troubleshoot costly issues related to flour quality and food production Develop a range of consistent, superior products that include wheat flour

Wide Spectra of Quality Control

Wide Spectra of Quality Control Book
Author : Isin Akyar
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2011-11-09
ISBN : 9533076836
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Quality control is a standard which certainly has become a style of living. With the improvement of technology every day, we meet new and complicated devices and methods in different fields. Quality control explains the directed use of testing to measure the achievement of a specific standard. It is the process, procedures and authority used to accept or reject all components, drug product containers, closures, in-process materials, packaging material, labeling and drug products, and the authority to review production records to assure that no errors have occurred.The quality which is supposed to be achieved is not a concept which can be controlled by easy, numerical or other means, but it is the control over the intrinsic quality of a test facility and its studies. The aim of this book is to share useful and practical knowledge about quality control in several fields with the people who want to improve their knowledge.

The ICC Handbook of Cereals Flour Dough Product Testing

The ICC Handbook of Cereals  Flour  Dough   Product Testing Book
Author : Stanley P. Cauvain,Linda S. Young
Publisher : DEStech Publications, Inc
Release : 2009
ISBN : 1932078991
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume is a comprehensive introduction to the techniques and information required for the testing and analysis of cereals throughout the entire grain chain, from breeding through harvesting and storage to processing and the manufacture of cereal-based food products. The book describes testing protocols in detail, offering many practical pointers for testing in fields, food plants, and in stores. It shows how data from the tests are acquired, interpreted, and linked to a range of global testing standards. The book covers wheat, barley, sorghum and other non-wheat cereals and a wide range of baked products, including breads, extruded products, and animal feeds. A final section introduces the entire spectrum of analytical devices for grain analysis from all major international equipment manufacturers. This is a practical and comprehensive reference designed for specialists responsible for ensuring the safety of, and adding value to, cereals, including cereal scientists, technologists, and producers.

Durum Wheat Chemistry and Technology

Durum Wheat Chemistry and Technology Book
Author : Michael Sissons
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2016-04-27
ISBN : 0128104325
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The most extensive and comprehensive reference on durum wheat chemistry and technology ever available, this ambitious update to the first edition covers more diverse and interesting topics in a new expanded format. Forty-six contributors, each highly experienced and recognized as world authorities on durum wheat, provide the latest developments in scientific research and technology. All aspects of durum wheat are covered, from agronomy and the chemical composition of the grain, to the latest industrial approaches to processing durum wheat, as well as food safety and quality assurance issues. Expanded to include new topics like functional pasta, grain safety, and biotechnology, along with practical and applied information including a table of uses for specific carbohydrates, descriptions of improved laboratory techniques, and international comparisons of HACCP experiences, Durum Wheat: Chemistry and Technology, Second Edition is a must-have reference for professionals, students, and researchers inside and outside the field who want to learn about durum wheat technology and chemistry. New and Revised Topics Include: Agronomy of durum wheat production Pasta made from non-traditional raw materials: technological and nutritional aspects Grain safety assurance, including impacts on durum wheat trading Origin and distribution of durum wheat genetic diversity in the world Genetics and breeding of durum wheat Insect and mite pests and diseases of durum wheat Kernel components of technological value Vitamins, minerals, and nutritional value of durum wheat Durum wheat milling Manufacture of pasta products Other traditional durum derived products Methods used to assess and predict quality of durum wheat, semolina, and pasta Grading factors impacting on durum wheat and processing quality Grain safety assurance including impacts on durum wheat trading Marketing perspectives in the durum wheat trade Special Features: Detailed figures outlining the processes used to manufacture durum products International comparisons of HACCP experiences Table of uses for specific carbohydrates Descriptions of improved laboratory techniques Extensive bibliography An Essential Reference For: Scientists and researchers in agriculture and plant biology Professionals in the food industry who are processing durum wheat (millers, pasta makers, grain handling companies, and grain buyers) Government regulators Food scientists and technologists developing products using durum wheat Plant breeders University lecturers in agricultural science and plant biology Professionals who market wheat Nutritionists and medical practitioners interested in the impacts of food ingredients on human health Students Scientific libraries and their patrons

Encyclopedia of Agricultural Food and Biological Engineering

Encyclopedia of Agricultural  Food  and Biological Engineering Book
Author : Dennis R. Heldman,Carmen I. Moraru
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2010-10-21
ISBN : 1498711073
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Definitive Reference for Food Scientists & EngineersThe Second Edition of the Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering focuses on the processes used to produce raw agricultural materials and convert the raw materials into consumer products for distribution. It provides an improved understanding of the processes used in