Green Food Processing Techniques

Green Food Processing Techniques
Author: Farid Chemat,Eugene Vorobiev
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 586
Release: 2019-07-26
ISBN 10: 0128154438
ISBN 13: 9780128154434
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Green Food Processing Techniques: Preservation, Transformation and Extraction advances the ethics and practical objectives of "Green Food Processing" by offering a critical mass of research on a series of methodological and technological tools in innovative food processing techniques, along with their role in promoting the sustainable food industry. These techniques (such as microwave, ultrasound, pulse electric field, instant controlled pressure drop, supercritical fluid processing, extrusion...) lie on the frontier of food processing, food chemistry, and food microbiology, and are thus presented with tools to make preservation, transformation and extraction greener. The Food Industry constantly needs to reshape and innovate itself in order to achieve the social, financial and environmental demands of the 21st century. Green Food Processing can respond to these challenges by enhancing shelf life and the nutritional quality of food products, while at the same time reducing energy use and unit operations for processing, eliminating wastes and byproducts, reducing water use in harvesting, washing and processing, and using naturally derived ingredients. Introduces the strategic concept of Green Food Processing to meet the challenges of the future of the food industry Presents innovative techniques for green food processing that can be used in academia, and in industry in R&D and processing Brings a multidisciplinary approach, with significant contributions from eminent scientists who are actively working on Green Food Processing techniques

Design and Optimization of Innovative Food Processing Techniques Assisted by Ultrasound

Design and Optimization of Innovative Food Processing Techniques Assisted by Ultrasound
Author: Francisco J. Barba,Giancarlo Cravotto,Farid Chemat,José Manuel Lorenzo Rodriguez,Paulo Eduardo Sichetti Munekata︎
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 370
Release: 2020-11-19
ISBN 10: 0128182768
ISBN 13: 9780128182765
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Design and Optimization of Innovative Food Processing Techniques Assisted by Ultrasound: Developing Healthier and Sustainable Food Products is a useful tool in understanding the innovative applications derived from the use of ultrasound technology. The book is a starting point for product development, covering technological, physicochemical and nutritional perspectives, as well as the reduction of food toxics and contaminants. Divided into three parts, sections cover ultrasound usage in obtaining functional foods, extracting bioactive compounds, the improvement of food quality, ultrasound use for the development of novel applications, and more. As the definitive resource in new innovative ultrasound-based emerging processes, this book is a necessity for food scientists and technologists, nutrition researchers, and those working in the food manufacturing industry. Explores how ultrasound treatment affects nutrients and bioactive compound retention Provides a useful tool in understanding the innovative applications derived from the use of ultrasound technology Shows how ultrasound serves as a tool of new ingredients production for the food concept of tomorrowa

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing
Author: Joyce Boye,Yves Arcand
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 686
Release: 2012-01-11
ISBN 10: 146141587X
ISBN 13: 9781461415879
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing Book Review:

This book will review the current status of the agriculture and agri-food sector in regard to green processing and provide strategies that can be used by the sector to enhance the use of environmentally-friendly technologies for production, processing. The book will look at the full spectrum from farm to fork beginning with chapters on life cycle analysis and environmental impact assessment of different agri-food sectors. This will be followed by reviews of current and novel on-farm practices that are more environmentally-friendly, technologies for food processing that reduce chemical and energy use and emissions as well as novel analytical techniques for R&D and QA which reduce solvent, chemical and energy consumption. Technologies for waste treatment, "reducing, reusing, recycling", and better water and energy stewardship will be reviewed. In addition, the last section of the book will attempt to look at technologies and processes that reduce the generation of process-induced toxins (e.g., trans fats, acrylamide, D-amino acids) and will address consumer perceptions about current and emerging technologies available to tackle these processing and environmental issues.

High Pressure Fluid Technology for Green Food Processing

High Pressure Fluid Technology for Green Food Processing
Author: Tiziana Fornari,Roumiana P. Stateva
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 517
Release: 2014-10-31
ISBN 10: 3319106112
ISBN 13: 9783319106113
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The aim of this book is to present the fundamentals of high pressure technologies from the perspective of mass transfer phenomena and thermodynamic considerations. Novel food applications are exposed and their relation to chemical analysis, extraction, reaction and particle formation processes are outlined. The chapters are written by a diverse group of scientists with expertise in chemistry, food processes, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering and chemical engineering thermodynamics, and biotechnology. The mission of green food engineering is to promote innovative technologies that reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous materials (solvents, reagents) in the design and operation of food related processes, with the view to improve food safety and quality. Several efficient, environmentally friendly and benign technologies based on the use of high pressure and green solvents have demonstrated to be sustainable alternatives to traditional processes in the food industry. Although hundreds of new ideas are being published in the open literature, reliable engineering tools to simulate and design those processes are still under development. High Pressure Fluid Technology for Green Food Processing presents in-depth analyses and outlines the ways towards their maturity. Tiziana Fornari, Research Institute of Food Science (CIAL) Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain Roumiana P. Stateva, Institute of Chemical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

Green Extraction and Valorization of By Products from Food Processing

Green Extraction and Valorization of By Products from Food Processing
Author: Francisco J. Barba,Elena Rosello Soto,Mladen Brncic,Jose Manuel Lorenzo Rodriquez
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2019-09-09
ISBN 10: 1000546845
ISBN 13: 9781000546842
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Extraction and Valorization of By Products from Food Processing Book Review:

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, postdoctoral fellows and faculty members from universities and colleges who pursue academic careers in Food Technology, Food Biotechnology, Fermentation and Bioengineering, Bioprocess Technology, Food science and Technology.

Applications of Advanced Green Materials

Applications of Advanced Green Materials
Author: Shakeel Ahmed
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 804
Release: 2020-10-22
ISBN 10: 0128209380
ISBN 13: 9780128209387
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Applications of Advanced Green Materials provides a comprehensive and authoritative review on recent advancement in green materials in various applications. Each chapter is focused on a specific application of advanced green materials from packaging to sensor technology, biomedical to environmental applications, textile to catalysis to electronic shielding applications, supercapacitors, drug delivery, tissue engineering, bioelectronic, gas storage and separation, etc. This book also discusses life cycle assessment and circular economy of green materials and their future prospective. The book is unique with contributions from renowned scientists working on biopolymers and biocomposites, bioactive and biodegradable materials, composites, and metallic natural materials. This book is an essential resource for academicians, researchers, students and professionals interested in exploring potential of advanced green materials. Includes up to date information on applications of advanced green materials Each chapter is specifically discussing a particular application with examples Present a unified approach to discuss in detail about origin, synthesis and application of green materials

Sustainable Food Processing and Engineering Challenges

Sustainable Food Processing and Engineering Challenges
Author: Charis Michel Galanakis
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 394
Release: 2021-03-16
ISBN 10: 012822715X
ISBN 13: 9780128227152
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sustainability is becoming a major item for the food industry around the world, as resources become more restricted and demand grows. Food processing ensures that the resources required producing raw food materials and ingredients for food manufacturing are used most efficiently. Responding to the goals of sustainability requires the maximum utilization of all raw materials produced and integration of activities throughout all the production-to-consumption stages. To maximize the conversion of raw materials into consumer products, food engineering and food processing challenges should be met. Sustainable Food Processing and Engineering Challenges covers the most trend topics and challenges of sustainable food processing and food engineering, giving emphasis in engineering packaging for a sustainable food chain, food processing technologies, Industry 4.0 applied to food, food digestion engineering, sustainable alternative food processing technologies, physico-chemical aspects of food, cold plasma technology, refrigeration climate control, non-thermal pasteurisation and sterilization, nanotechnology and alternative processes requiring less resources, sustainable innovation in food product design etc. Edited by a multiple team of experts, the book is aimed at food engineers who are seeking to improve efficiency of production systems and also researchers, specialists, chemical engineers and professionals working in food processing. Covers the most trend topics and challenges of sustainable food processing and food engineering Brings developments in methods to reduce the carbon footprint of the food system Explores emerging topics such as Industry 4.0 applied to food and Food digestion engineering

Emerging Microwave Technologies in Industrial Agricultural Medical and Food Processing

Emerging Microwave Technologies in Industrial  Agricultural  Medical and Food Processing
Author: Kok Yeow You
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 214
Release: 2018-07-04
ISBN 10: 1789234085
ISBN 13: 9781789234084
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Microwave Technologies in Industrial Agricultural Medical and Food Processing Book Review:

Recently, the rapid development of microwave technologies has had a significant impact on current industrial, agricultural, medical, and food processing fields. This book is a self-contained collection of valuable scholarly papers related to the microwave applications. This book contains 10 chapters that cover several subtopics of the microwave engineering, namely, microwave system design models, emerging microwave devices, and microwave heating/drying technologies. Hence, this book should be useful to the academics, scientists, practicing researchers, and postgraduate students whose works are related to microwave technologies.

Green Vegetable Oil Processing

Green Vegetable Oil Processing
Author: Walter E. Farr,Andrew Proctor
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 302
Release: 2013-12-04
ISBN 10: 0983057206
ISBN 13: 9780983057208
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Vegetable Oil Processing Book Review:

Alternative green food processing technologies have gained much technical and industrial attention in recent years as a potential means of reducing costs and promoting consumer awareness of corporate environmental responsibility. However, utilizing green principles is now becoming an effective business approach to enhance vegetable oil processing profitability. Two years have passed since the first edition of Green Vegetable Oil Processing was published. The Revised First Edition includes much of the content of the first edition, but incorporates updated data, details, images, figures, and captions. This book addresses alternative green technologies at various stages of oilseed and vegetable oil processing. This includes oil extraction technologies such as expeller, aqueous and supercritical methods, and green modifications of conventional unit operations such as degumming, refining, bleaching, hydrogenation, winterizing/dewaxing, fractionation, and deodorization. While most chapters describe soy oil processing, the techniques described equally applicable to oils and fats in general. Documents the current state of green oil processing technologies available today Addresses alternative green technologies at various stages of oilseed processing Includes technologies already in commercial use and some that are still in developmental stages

Technologies in Food Processing

Technologies in Food Processing
Author: Harish Kumar Sharma,Parmjit S. Panesar
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 380
Release: 2018-07-17
ISBN 10: 1351377396
ISBN 13: 9781351377393
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technologies in Food Processing Book Review:

With the unprecedented increase in the world’s population, the need for different foodprocessing techniques becomes extremely important. And with the increase in awareness of and demand for food quality, processed products with improved quality and better taste that are safe are also important aspects that need to be addressed. In this volume, experts examine the use of different technologies for food processing. They look at technology with ways to preserve nutrients, eliminate anti-nutrients and toxins, add vitamins and minerals, reduce waste, and increase productivity. Topics include, among others: • applications of ohmic heating • cold plasma in food processing • the role of biotechnology in the production of fermented foods and beverages • the use of modification of food proteins using gamma irradiation • edible coatings to restrain migration of moisture, oxygen, and carbon dioxide • natural colorants, as opposed to synthetic coloring, which may have toxic effects • hurdle technology in the food industry • the unrecognized potential of agro-industrial waste

Food Processing

Food Processing
Author: Kshirod Kumar Dash,Sourav Chakraborty
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 568
Release: 2021-08-09
ISBN 10: 1000377695
ISBN 13: 9781000377699
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Processing Book Review:

Advances in thermal and non-thermal food processing aims to discuss emerging trends based on the future scope and challenges and to explain uncertain challenges in food processing. In thermal processing different operations in food engineering namely advance drying methods, evaporation, extrusion cooking, different extraction techniques, crystallizations are covered in terms food engineering and process modeling aspect. For non-thermal processing, high pressure processing, ultrasound, ohmic heating, pulse electric field, pulse light technology, osmotic dehydration and so forth are discussed. Relevant mathematical modeling and numerical simulations has been included in every chapter. Features: Presents engineering focus on thermal and non-thermal food processing technologies. Discusses sub-classification for recent trends and relevant industry information/examples. Describes advances in drying, evaporation, blanching, crystallization and ohmic heating. Covers high-pressure processing, pulse electric field, pulse light technology, irradiation, and ultrasonic techniques. Includes mathematical modeling and numerical simulations. The book is aimed at graduate students, professionals in food engineering and food technology, biological systems engineering.

Green Chemistry and Computational Chemistry

Green Chemistry and Computational Chemistry
Author: Liliana L. Mammino
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 508
Release: 2021-11-17
ISBN 10: 0323851827
ISBN 13: 9780323851824
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Chemistry and Computational Chemistry Book Review:

Green chemistry already draws on many techniques and approaches developed by theoretical chemists, whilst simultaneously revealing a whole range of interesting new challenges for theoretical chemists to explore. Highlighting how work at the intersection of these fields has already produced beneficial results, Green Chemistry and Computational Chemistry: Shared Lessons in Sustainability is a practical, informative guide to combining green and theoretical chemistry principles and approaches in the development of more sustainable practices. Beginning with an introduction to both theoretical chemistry and green chemistry, the book goes on to explore current approaches being taken by theoretical chemists to address green and sustainable chemistry issues, before moving on to highlight ways in which green chemists are employing the knowledge and techniques of theoretical chemistry to help in developing greener processes. The future possibilities for theoretical chemistry in addressing sustainability issues are discussed, before a selection of case studies provides good insight into how these interactions and approaches have been successfully used in practice. Highlights the benefits of green and theoretical chemistry groups working together to tackle sustainability issues across both academia and industry Supports readers in easily selecting the most appropriate path through the book for their own needs Presents a range of examples examining the practical implications and outcomes of interdisciplinary approaches

Alternatives to Conventional Food Processing 2nd Edition

Alternatives to Conventional Food Processing 2nd Edition
Author: Andrew Proctor
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 516
Release: 2018-01-17
ISBN 10: 1782625186
ISBN 13: 9781782625186
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Alternatives to Conventional Food Processing 2nd Edition Book Review:

Traditional thermal and freezing processing techniques have been effective in maintaining a safe high quality food supply. However, increasing energy costs and the desire to purchase environmentally responsible products have been a stimulus for the development of alternative technologies. Furthermore, some products can undergo quality loss at high temperatures or freezing, which can be avoided by many alternative processing methods. This second edition of Alternatives to Conventional Food Processing provides a review of the current major technologies that reduce energy cost and reduce environmental impact while maintaining food safety and quality. New technologies have been added and relevant legal issues have been updated. Each major technology available to the food industry is discussed by leading international experts who outline the main principles and applications of each. The degree to which they are already in commercial use and developments needed to extend their use further are addressed. This updated reference will be of interest to academic and industrial scientists and engineers across disciplines in the global food industry and in research, and to those needing information in greener or more sustainable technologies.

Emerging Green Technologies

Emerging Green Technologies
Author: Matthew N. O. Sadiku
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2020-03-10
ISBN 10: 1000042898
ISBN 13: 9781000042894
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Green Technologies Book Review:

Green Technology deals with using science and technology to protect the environment as well as curb the negative impacts of human involvement. The emerging green technologies, covered in this book, will propel our economy in the near future. Their development will lead to global and sustainable powers that will impact our economics, societies, cultures, and the way of life. This book provides researchers, students, and professionals a comprehensive introduction, applications, benefits, and challenges of 15 emerging green technologies. It presents the impact of these cutting-edge technologies on our global economy and its future. The book will help a beginner to have an introductory knowledge about these emerging technologies. The main objective of the author is to provide a concise treatment that is easily digestible. It is a must-read for those graduate students or scholars who consider researching green technologies. It can also serve as a valuable resource for those business professionals who seek ways to green their processes.

Food Formulation

Food Formulation
Author: Shivani Pathania,Brijesh K. Tiwari
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2021-03-15
ISBN 10: 1119614740
ISBN 13: 9781119614746
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Formulation Book Review:

Reviews innovative processing techniques and recent developments in food formulation, identification, and utilization of functional ingredients Food Formulation: Novel Ingredients and Processing Techniques is a comprehensive and up-to-date account of novel food ingredients and new processing techniques used in advanced commercial food formulations. This unique volume will help students and industry professionals alike in understanding the current trends, emerging technologies, and their impact on the food formulation techniques. Contributions from leading academic and industrial experts provide readers with informed and relevant insights on using the latest technologies and production processes for new product development and reformulations. The text first describes the basis of a food formulation, including smart protein and starch ingredients, healthy ingredients such as salt and sugar replacers, and interactions within the food components. Emphasizing operational principles, the book reviews state-of-the-art 3D printing technology, encapsulation and a range of emerging technologies including high pressure, pulsed electric field, ultrasound and supercritical fluid extraction. The final chapters discuss recent developments and trends in food formulation, from foods that target allergies and intolerance, to prebiotic and probiotic food formulation designed to improve gut health. A much-needed reference on novel sourcing of food ingredients, processing technologies, and application, this book: Explores new food ingredients as well as impact of processing on ingredient interactions Describes new techniques that improve the flavor and acceptability of functional food ingredients Reviews mathematical tools used for recipe formulation, process control and consumer studies Includes regulations and legislations around tailor-made food products Food Formulation: Novel Ingredients and Processing Techniques is an invaluable resource for students, educators, researchers, food technologists, and professionals, engineers and scientists across the food industry.

Food Science and Technology

Food Science and Technology
Author: Oluwatosin Ademola Ijabadeniyi
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Total Pages: 538
Release: 2020-12-07
ISBN 10: 3110667460
ISBN 13: 9783110667462
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Science and Technology Book Review:

Food Science and Technology: Trends and Future Prospects presents different aspects of food science i.e., food microbiology, food chemistry, nutrition, process engineering that should be applied for selection, preservation, processing, packaging, and distribution of quality food. The authors focus on the fundamental aspects of food and also highlight emerging technology and innovations that are changing the food industry. The chapters are written by leading researchers, lecturers, and experts in food chemistry, food microbiology, biotechnology, nutrition, and management. This book is valuable for researchers and students in food science and technology and it is also useful for food industry professionals, food entrepreneurs, and farmers.

Extraction Techniques for Food Processing

Extraction Techniques for Food Processing
Author: Caleb Ramirez & Kai Peters
Publsiher: Scientific e-Resources
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2018-10-06
ISBN 10: 1839472537
ISBN 13: 9781839472534
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Extraction Techniques for Food Processing Book Review:

Extraction is a process that is growing in importance. It is generally more energy efficient than competitive processes such as expression-the pressing of biological feed materials to liberate fluids. The high cost of modern extraction techniques and the increasingly stringent environmental regulations together with the new requirements of the medical and food industries for ultra-pure and high value added products have pointed out the need for the development of new and clean technologies for the processing of food products. The food processing industry uses various techniques to transform food ingredients into different forms for consumers. Separation techniques may be used to remove skins from fruits, water from juices, or whey from cheese. Each separation technique is customized to the amount of waste that needs to be removed, and the resiliency of the food product being processed. This is the fundamental reason for writing this book at the present time, to indicate the wealth of knowledge becoming available on reactions in food processing, and the use of reaction technology to apply this knowledge in food processing.

Food Processing Technology

Food Processing Technology
Author: P.J. Fellows
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 928
Release: 2009-07-28
ISBN 10: 9781439808214
ISBN 13: 143980821X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Processing Technology Book Review:

Widely regarded as a standard work in its field, this book introduces the range of processing techniques that are used in food manufacturing. It explains the principles of each process, the processing equipment used, operating conditions and the effects of processing on micro-organisms that contaminate foods, the biochemical properties of foods and their sensory and nutritional qualities. The book begins with an overview of important basic concepts. It describes unit operations that take place at ambient temperature or involve minimum heating of foods. Subsequent chapters examine operations that heat foods to preserve them or alter their eating quality, and explore operations that remove heat from foods to extend their shelf life with minimal changes in nutritional quality or sensory characteristics. Finally, the book reviews post-processing operations, including packaging and distribution logistics. The third edition has been substantially rewritten, updated and extended to include the many developments in food technology that have taken place since the second edition was published in 2000. Nearly all unit operations have undergone significant developments, and these are reflected in the large amount of additional material in each chapter. In particular, advances in microprocessor control of equipment, ‘minimal’ processing technologies, genetic modification of foods, functional foods, developments in ‘active’ or ‘intelligent’ packaging, and storage and distribution logistics are described. Developments in technologies that relate to cost savings, environmental improvement or enhanced product quality are highlighted. Additionally, sections in each chapter on the impact of processing on food-borne micro-organisms are included for the first time.

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing
Author: Joyce I. Boye,Yves Arcand
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 681
Release: 2012-01-10
ISBN 10: 1461415861
ISBN 13: 9781461415862
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing Book Review:

Examining the full cycle from farm to fork, this book reviews the current status of green processing in the agriculture and agri-food sector, and provides strategies for enhancing the use of environmentally-friendly technologies for production and processing.

Food Preservation and Waste Exploitation

Food Preservation and Waste Exploitation
Author: Sonia A. Socaci,Anca C. Fărcaş,Thierry Aussenac,Jean-Claude Laguerre
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 180
Release: 2020-02-26
ISBN 10: 1789854253
ISBN 13: 9781789854251
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Food Preservation and Waste Exploitation Book Review:

One of the biggest challenges facing the food industry and society is the reduction of food waste. Annually, all over the world, millions of tons of agro-food waste are produced, and their efficient management and valorization represents one of the main objectives of EU actions towards sustainable development. The book compiles information on the possibilities of the recovery of valuable compounds from food waste and their valorization in different food and non-food applications, as well as new preservation methods for optimizing food waste reduction.