A Handbook of Food Packaging


Author: Frank A. Paine,Heather Y. Paine
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461528100
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 497
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This is the second edition of a successful title first published in 1983 and now therefore a decade out of date. The authors consider the development of the right package for a particular food in a particular market, from the point of view of the food technologist, the packaging engineer and those concerned with marketing. While the original format has been retained, the contents have been thoroughly revised to take account of the considerable advances made in recent years in the techniques of food processing, packaging and distribution. While efficient packaging is even more a necessity for every kind of food, whether fresh or processed, and is an essential link between the food producer and the consumer, the emphasis on its several functions has changed. Its basic function is to identify the product and ensure that it travels safely through the distribution system to the consumer. Packaging designed and constructed solely for this purpose adds little or nothing to the value of the product, merely preserving farm or processor freshness or preventing physical damage, and cost effectiveness is the sole criterion for success. If, however, the packaging facilitates the use of the product, is reusable or has an after-use, some extra value can be added to justify the extra cost and promote sales. Many examples of packaging providing such extra value can be cited over the last decade.

Plastic Films in Food Packaging

Materials, Technology and Applications
Author: Sina Ebnesajjad
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 1455731153
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 384
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The value of the groceries purchases in the USA is over $500 billion annually, most of which is accounted for by packaged foods. Plastic packaging of foods is not only ubiquitous in developed economies, but increasingly commonplace in the developing world, where plastic packaging is instrumental in decreasing the proportion of the food supply lost to spoilage. This new handbook is a combination of new material and updated chapters, chosen by Dr. Sina Ebnesajjad, from recently published books on this subject. Plastic Films in Food Packaging offers a practical handbook for engineers, scientists and managers working in the food packaging industry, providing a tailor-made package of science and engineering fundamentals, best practice techniques and guidance on new and emerging technologies. By covering materials, design, packaging processes, machinery and waste management together in one book, the authors enable the reader to take a lifecycle approach to food packaging. The Handbook addresses questions related to film grades, types of packages for different types of foods, packaging technologies, machinery and waste management. Additionally the book provides a review of new and emerging technologies. Two chapters cover the development of barrier films for food packaging and the regulatory and safety aspects of food packaging. Essential information and practical guidance for engineers and scientists working at all stages of the food packaging lifecycle: from design through manufacture to recycling Includes key published material on plastic films in food packaging, updated specifically for this Handbook, and new material on the regulatory framework and safety aspects Coverage of materials and applications together in one handbook enables engineers and scientists to make informed design and manufacturing decisions

Food Packaging and Preservation


Author: Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Alina Maria Holban
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128112654
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 588
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Food Packaging and Preservation, Volume 9 in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering series, explores recent approaches to preserving and prolonging safe use of food products while also maintaining the properties of fresh foods. This volume contains valuable information and novel ideas regarding recently investigated packaging techniques and their implications on food bioengineering. In addition, classical and modern packaging materials and the impact of materials science on the development of smart packaging approaches are discussed. This book is a one-stop-shop for anyone in the food industry seeking to understand how bioengineering can foster research and innovation. Presents cutting technologies and approaches utilized in current and future food preservation for both food and beverages Offers research methods for the creation of novel preservatives and packaging materials to improve the quality and lifespan of preserved foods Features techniques to ensure the safe use of foods for longer periods of time Provides solutions of antimicrobial films and coatings for food packaging applications to enhance food safety and quality

Handbook of Frozen Food Processing and Packaging


Author: Da-Wen Sun
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420027409
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 760
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Frozen foods make up one of the biggest sectors in the food industry. Their popularity with consumers is due primarily to the variety they offer and their ability to retain a high standard of quality. Thorough and authoritative, the Handbook of Frozen Food Processing and Packaging provides the latest information on the art and science of correctly handling and containing frozen foods. The book is divided into five parts for ease of accessibility and comprehension. Fundamentals of Freezing explains the basics of freezing. Facilities for the Cold Chain focuses on freezing-related equipment and facilities. Quality and Safety of Frozen Foods stresses the importance of quality, safety, and the nutritional values of frozen foods. Monitoring and Measuring Techniques for Quality and Safety describes the methods and techniques used to measure and maintain the quality and safety of frozen foods. The final part, Packaging of Frozen Foods discusses topics such as the various packaging materials used, a description of packaging machinery, and the future developments foreseen in frozen food packaging. Providing chapters written by authors with esteemed academic and professional credentials, the Handbook of Frozen Food Processing and Packaging is an essential resource for scientists in the frozen food industry.

Handbook of Food Techno's


Author: A Poshadri (ed),Aparna Kuna (ed)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789381450895
Category:
Page: 780
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Book of combination of basic concepts, scientific depth with practical usefulness, the book carries information on: product and process development, production, quality assurance and quality control food production, processing, food chemistry, food and industrial microbiology, food process engineering food trade and business management, food additives, food preservation, food spoilage food packaging, food labeling, food legislations and regulations. It also assembles the information on food biotechnology, functional foods and nutraceuticals and top food and beverage companies in the world. This book is a compilation of the wealth of knowledge which can guide the students, who are preparing for the competitive exams, especially for GATE, P.G entrances of CFTRI, ICAR, SLIET, IICPT, NIFETM, UICT and State Agricultural University entrance examinations. It is also useful book for those preparing for ICAR, SRF and NET-ARS Exams.

Handbook of Food Preservation, Second Edition


Author: M. Shafiur Rahman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420017373
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 1088
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The processing of food is no longer simple or straightforward, but is now a highly inter-disciplinary science. A number of new techniques have developed to extend shelf-life, minimize risk, protect the environment, and improve functional, sensory, and nutritional properties. The ever-increasing number of food products and preservation techniques creates a great demand for an up to date handbook that will facilitate understanding of the methods, technology, and science involved in the manipulation of these conventional and sophisticated preservation methods. Extensively revised, reorganized, and expanded from 25 to 44 chapters, the Handbook of Food Preservation, Second Edition remains the definitive resource on food preservation. It emphasizes practical, cost-effective, and safe-strategies for implementing preservation techniques and dissects the exact mode or mechanism involved in each method by highlighting the effects on food properties. Divided into five sections the book begins with an overview of food preservation and handling including fresh fruits and vegetables, grains and pulses, fish, red meat, and milk. It presents comprehensive preservation methods based on chemical and microbiological additives, such as fermentation and pH lowering agents. The book details methods of physical manipulation involving modified-atmosphere packaging, membrane technology, surface treatment, and edible coating. There is also an extensive description of preservation methods using thermal and other energy such as irradiation, high-pressure, and pulsed electric or magnetic fields. Finally, the book presents a range of indirect approaches to improve quality and safety and good manufacturing practices. Containing fundamental and practical aspects of today's current and emerging preservation methods, the Handbook of Food Preservation, Second Edition helps practicing industrial and academic food scientists, technologists, and engineers develop high-quality, safe products through better understanding and control of the processes.

Handbook of Food Process Design


Author: Shafiur Rahman,Jasim Ahmed
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 144433011X
Category: Science
Page: 1600
View: 2005

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"This book will offer a comprehensive account of the design of all major food processing systems, including both established and novel unit operations. The range of equipment available for any given process will be described, including the basic theoretical principles and modes of operation. Advantages and limitations of the equipment within various relevant parameters (such as size, processing time, cost and energy requirements) will be explained and schematic diagrams will be provided to show the stages of each process component in detail. The book also covers computer-aided design and control systems, cost considerations and cleaning and sanitation methods. Practical examples of process design scenarios will be included to help the reader in specifying and designing their own operations. All chapters will follow the following format:1. Purpose of unit operation2. What are the end products of the process?3. Process flow sheet, material and energy balances, and schematic diagram of the process and its components4. Basic theoretical principles and mode of operations.5. Different types of equipment available with their advantages and limitations. What are the parameters we need to know? For example, time, energy, size, and other factors.6. Empirical data and rules of thumb used to facilitate the various design calculations, simplified equations and shortcut methods.7. Simple equations, tables, and graphs to estimate the design parameters.8. Process control, operations and maintenance of the unit operations.9. Advanced levels of process design for complicated systems. Computer aided process/plant design.10. Cleaning and sanitation methods.11. Capital and operating cost for different size of the equipments.12. Summary and future needs.13. Worked out examples related to design"--

The Packaging User’s Handbook


Author: Frank A. Paine
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780751401516
Category: Reference
Page: 596
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The first version of this book, Packaging Materials and Containers was published in 1967 and was revised extensively ten years later under the title The Packaging Media. Some thirty or so authors were involved in producing the initial texts for these books, and I must acknowledge their material, much of which is still valid. It is now thirteen years since The Packaging Media-high time to take stock and incorporate the considerable advances in materials, forms, techniques and machinery that have taken place. In 1977, wherever possible, we asked the original authors to carry out the revisions, but retirements and job changes have now eliminated over twenty of the original authors. We have therefore appointed an Editorial Board to advise on this more extensive revision, and I wish to thank them for their detailed and helpful assistance: Dr C. J. Mackson and Professor Y. Dagel for general comments and guidance on the overall plan and, in particular, the Introduction (chapter 1); Graham Gordon and Harri Mostyn for assistance with much of Part D on Distribution Packages, and Dennis Hine and Susan Selke for their work in respect of paperboard and plastics retail packaging, respectively. A major contribution was made by the seventh member of the Editorial Board, David Osborne, who advised in the area of glass.

Handbook of Frozen Food Processing and Packaging, Second Edition


Author: Da-Wen Sun
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439836043
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 936
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Consumer demand for a year-round supply of seasonal produce and ready-made meals remains the driving force behind innovation in frozen food technology. Now in its second edition, Handbook of Frozen Food Processing and Packaging explores the art and science of frozen foods and assembles essential data and references relied upon by scientists in universities and research institutions. Highlights in the Second Edition include: Original chapters revised and updated with the latest developments New section on Emerging Technologies in Food Freezing, with chapters on ultrasound accelerated freezing, high-pressure shift freezing, electrostatic field-assisted food freezing, and antifreeze proteins New section on Trends in Frozen Food Packaging, with chapters on active packaging, intelligent packaging, vacuum packaging, and edible coatings and films and their applications on frozen foods This volume continues the tradition of the benchmark first edition, capturing the latest developments on the cutting edge of frozen food science. In addition to updated coverage of quality and safety issues and monitoring and measuring techniques, it highlights emerging technologies and trends, all in the format that made the previous edition so popular. It offers the tools needed to develop new and better products, keeping up with consumer demand for safe and convenient frozen foods.

Handbook of Food Processing, Packaging and Labeling


Author: Jerry D'Souza,Jatin Pradhan
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789380090108
Category: Food
Page: 706
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This Handbook creates an understanding of food processing chemistry, engineering and technology, supported with select relevant case studies. An overview of food preservation and food preservatives is provided in great detail. The applied aspects of food preservation are dealt. Also, an advanced study of food additives, food irradiation and food storage is conducted. Focus lies on high pressure food preservation, curing, food dehydrator, fruit preserves, potted meat food product, jugging, drying, freeze drying, refrigeration and benefits of shaking well. Understanding food packaging and labelling in proper sense is the hallmark of this book. Study of code of hygienic practice for refrigerated packaged foods with extended shelf life in India is an additional input. The European and American guidelines with respect to food borne illness, food safety and standards are described in detail. Similarly, the regulations, claims and facts related to food labelling are covered extensively, supported with relevant case studies. An overview of global food industry, food marketing and food quality is discussed briefly. Select case studies related to food administration studies are done at global, regional and national levels. Necessary food information, food protection, food safety, food inspection and quality supervision are provided herein supported with select case studies from around the world. India's food processing industry and export worthy food sectors are also analysed. The scope of food processing industry in India, its present status and future prospects are also dealt.

Handbook of Food Packaging Chemicals and Materials


Author: Michael Ash
Publisher: Synapse Information Resources Incorporated
ISBN: 9781890595111
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 1048
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This reference is a comprehensive source of information on more than 6500 trade name and generic chemicals/materials used in the packaging, holding, manufacturing, processing and treating of foods. Find Food Packaging Components that function as:Accelerators; Activators; Adhesive chemicals; Adjuvants; Anifogging agents; Antimicrobial agents; Antioxidants; Antiozonants Antistats Binders; Blowing agents; Bonding agents; Catalysts; Chelating agents Clarifiers; Colorants/Inks/Pigments Corrosion inhibitors; Crosslinking agents; Curing agents; Defoamers; Deposit control additive Dispersants; Drainage aids; Driers Dry-strength agents; Elastomers Emulsifiers; Emulsion stabilizers; Extrusion aids; Fiber retention aids; Fibers; Fillers; FlocculantsFormation aids; Impregnants; Insolubilizers; Lubricants; Microbicides; Oil repellents; Optical brighteners; Pigment dispersants Pigment extenders; Pigment structuring agent; Plasticizers; Polymerization inhibitors; Polymers/Copolymers; Preservatives Production aids; Pulping aids; Release agents; Resins; Retarders; Retention aids; Rosins; Rubber; Sanitizers; Scale inhibitors Sizing agents; Slimicides; Slip aids; Solvents; Stabilizers; Starch modifiers; Strength additives; Surfactants; Thickeners Vulcanizing agents; Water repellents; Waxes; Wet strength agents; Wetting agents. In these types of food packaging applications:Bags; Bottles; Cans; Cartons; Containers; Drums; Food Transport; Films/Wraps/Foils; Molded ContainersPackaging Adhesives and Coatings; Paper/Paperboard Containers; Textile Containers.

Food Packaging Technology Handbook (2nd Revised Edition)


Author: NIIR Board of Consultants & Engineers
Publisher: NIIR PROJECT CONSULTANCY SERVICES
ISBN: 9381039097
Category:
Page: 749
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Food packaging technology is primarily concerned with packaging activities regarding protection of food products from biological, physical or chemical agents. With the growth of modern civilization, people are getting more concerned with hygiene and quality of the food. As a result of that, food packaging is gradually setting up its stand to contend with other industries. The importance of food packaging hardly needs emphasizing since only a handful of foods are sold in an unpackaged state. Packaging is the science, art, and technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use. Packaging also refers to the process of design, evaluation, and production of packages. Packaging can be described as a coordinated system of preparing goods for transport, warehousing, logistics, sale, and end use. Packaging contains, protects, preserves, transports, informs, and sells. With an increasing focus on sustainability and cost effectiveness, responsible companies no longer want to over package their food products, yet many remain unsure just where reductions can effectively be made. In near future it is going to be a booming industry. Food packaging can functionally be subdivided into five parts, which are containment, protection, communication, functionality, environmental and safety issues. The packaging industry’s growth has led to greater specialization and sophistication from the point of view of health and environment friendliness of packing material. The demand on the packaging industry is challenging, given the increasing environmental awareness among communities. The food packaging industry is growing at the rate of 22 to 25 per cent per annum. In near future it is going to be a booming industry. This book majorly deals with food adulteration and food quality control, strategy for achieving, success in food packaging, packaging materials for processed foods, food additives, trend of carbonated and still beverage spoilage, examination of canned foods, international food packaging, standard related to food safety, aseptic packaging of foodstuffs, computer aided graphic design in food packaging, thermal process determination, designing of thermal process for low acid foods, modified atmosphere packaging etc. Along with these features the book also encloses the description of equipments and machineries used in food processing and preservation with diagrams. This book also contains photographs of equipments and machineries used in food packaging. This book gives comprehensive account of food packaging, which is the most important part to preserve the food for a long time. The present volume has been written primarily for the benefit of new entrepreneurs, technologists, technical libraries and for those who want to diversify in the field of food industry.

Innovations in Food Packaging


Author: Jung H. Han
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080455174
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 503
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Innovations in Food Packaging addresses selective topics of functions of food packaging to modify the traditional notion of this process. This book is organized into five parts. Part I focuses on the fundamental theories covering physical chemistry background and quality preservation of foods. Parts II and III discuss active packaging research and development and modified atmosphere packaging of fresh produce, meats, and ready-to-eat products, respectively. Part IV talks about edible and biodegradable coatings and films, whereas Part V discusses commercialization aspects of packaging technologies. Each part is divided into chapters of subject review and detailed technical information. This text will benefit those who are interested in innovative technology of food packaging in general, and experienced field packaging specialists and graduate-level food scientists in particular. This book will be useful as a textbook not only for extension programs of food packaging development in food industry, but also for advanced graduate-level food packaging courses. Covers four major food packaging topics: * Theories in food packaging * Active packaging * Modified atmosphere packaging * Edible films and coatings

Handbook on Modern Packaging Industries (2nd Revised Edition)


Author: NIIR Board
Publisher: ASIA PACIFIC BUSINESS PRESS Inc.
ISBN: 8178330865
Category: Container industry
Page: 848
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Packaging is a means of ensuring the safe delivery of a product to the ultimate consumer in a sound condition at the minimal overall cost. Packaging not only differentiates one brand from another but also, at times, gives a preview of the product being sold. Although it is a subject of recent technological origin, the art of packaging is a sold as the primitative humans. Packaging is the science, art, and technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use, also refers to the process of design, evaluation, and production of packages and can be described as a coordinated system of preparing goods for transport, warehousing, logistics, sale, and end use. Packaging contains, protects, preserves, transports, informs, and sells. In many countries it is fully integrated into government, business, institutional, industrial, and personal use. The continual technological growth systems have undergone significant changes in recent years. A lot of packaging process has been streamlined to give a more scientific and rational approach. The role of packaging continues from the coordinated system of preparing goods to the end use. It has become a big tool for launching new specific products in different shapes and sizes. The packaging industrial growth has led to greater specialization and sophistication from the point of view of health (in the case of packaged foods and medicines) and environment friendliness of packing material. The demands on the packaging industry are challenging, given the increasing environmental awareness among communities. The packaging industry is growing at the rate of 22 to 25 per cent per annum thus is to play a unique role in preserving the wealth or value created by many industries. This book describes the techniques and process behind packaging of different specific products which are used in our day to day life. The specific products include cereal, spices, edible oils, drinking water, chocolate and confectionery, fruits and vegetables, marine products and many more. Some of the vital contents of the book are adhesives for packaging industries, factors affecting adhesion, tin plate containers for foods, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, tin plate usage in packaging, packaging of cereals and cereal products, trends in packaging of spices and spice products, packaging of edible oils, vanaspati and ghee, metal containers for food packaging, packaging aspects of sugar and chocolate confectionery, packaging for irradiated foods, packing of meat & meat products in tin containers etc. This book is an invaluable resource for all its readers, entrepreneurs, scientists, existing industries, technical institution, etc in the field of packaging.

Spectra for the Identification of Monomers in Food Packaging


Author: Jane Bush,John Gilbert,Xabier Goenaga
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780792324003
Category: Science
Page: 435
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This Handbook provides essential practical information for State Control Laboratories and for others concerned with ensuring compliance with European Community Directive 90/128 relating to plastics materials and articles intended to come into contact with foodstuffs. The Handbook begins with a chapter giving practical advice on the sampling of retail packaging, determining the identity of the plastics and thus ascertaining which monomer residues are likely to be present. For every monomer or starting substance listed in 90/128, Annex A, there is an entry in the Handbook giving the structure, formulae, CAS, PM number and trivial name, together with information on physical characteristics, storage, stability and safety. Information is provided on known applications of the substances and the food contact uses of the derived plastics materials. There is a brief description of the analytical approach for testing compliance with SML or QM limits, and references to the published literature as well as indications of laboratories presently contracted by BCR to undertake method development. Infrared spectra and electron ionization mass spectra are provided in a standard format for each substance and, in some cases, the IR spectra of the parent polymers are given. Most of the 166 substances listed in the Handbook will be made available upon request as reference standards as either the pure substance or as a calibrant solution.

Handbook of Food Analysis: Residues and other food component analysis


Author: Leo M. L. Nollet
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824750374
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 2226
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Thoroughly updated to accommodate recent research and state-of-the-art technologies impacting the field, Volume 2: Residues and Other Food Component Analysis of this celebrated 3 volume reference compiles modern methods for the detection of residues in foods from pesticides, herbicides, antibacterials, food packaging, and other sources. Volume 2 evaluates methods for: establishing the presence of mycotoxins and phycotoxins identifying growth promoters and residual antibacterials tracking residues left by fungicides and herbicides discerning carbamate and urea pesticide residues confirming residual amounts of organochlorine and organophosphate pesticides detecting dioxin, polychlorobiphenyl (PCB), and dioxin-like PCB residues ascertaining n-nitroso compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons tracing metal contaminants in foodstuffs

Packaging of Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Products


Author: Frank A. Paine,H. Lockhart
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461521254
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 211
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As was the case with Charles Ross's Packaging of Pharmaceuticals published by the UK Institute of Packaging in 1975 it is assumed that the reader of this book already has a broad understanding of the basics of packaging. If not the Packaging Users Handbook and the Handbook of Food Packaging are recommended. The packaging needs of pharmaceuticals are different in degree only from those of other perishable products such as processed foods. Because the required action of a medication can be nullified by any deterioration in its active principles the protection required from its packaging is at least an order of magnitude greater than that needed by foods for example. Functional efficiency is therefore of prime importance. Conversely the need for the packaging to 'sell' the medication is much less, hence the graphics required need only provide the right 'image' for the product when presented for use in hospital or surgery. Even when on sale at the pharmacy the 'appeal' required is that of providing hygiene and confidence more than anything else. Thus, the textual requirements are paramount including traceability (batch numbers, date-coding etc) in case of recall; while striking appearance to attract customer attention is in lower key. And with the increase in malicious tampering nowadays recall is more frequent.

Biopolymers for Food Design


Author: Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Alina Maria Holban
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128115017
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 536
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Biopolymers for Food Design, Volume 20 in the Handbook of Bioengineering series, describes how biopolymers have made a major impact in the food industry, from food design, to food control and safety. Biopolymers can be used in the development of novel nutritional alternatives, to replace difficult to obtain food products, or for foods inaccessible or inappropriate for a particular population (i.e. allergic to specific components). In addition, some polymers can be used as functional ingredients, and can also represent efficient scaffolds for food ingredients with therapeutic values. This valuable reference is ideal for those looking for new solutions for the food industry. Presents common biopolymers and their applications in food bioengineering, from food design, to control and safety Identifies how the use of certain biopolymers can result in faster production time and reduced costs Includes cutting-edge technologies used in research for food design and other food-related applications Discusses the use of biopolymers in food packaging, shelf-life extension, and the creation of novel food products

Handbook of Food Engineering Practice


Author: Kenneth J. Valentas,Enrique Rotstein,R. Paul Singh
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420049077
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 736
View: 9139

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Food engineering has become increasingly important in the food industry over the years, as food engineers play a key role in developing new food products and improved manufacturing processes. While other textbooks have covered some aspects of this emerging field, this is the first applications-oriented handbook to cover food engineering processes and manufacturing techniques. A major portion of Handbook of Food Engineering Practice is devoted to defining and explaining essential food operations such as pumping systems, food preservation, and sterilization, as well as freezing and drying. Membranes and evaporator systems and packaging materials and their properties are examined as well. The handbook provides information on how to design accelerated storage studies and determine the temperature tolerance of foods, both of which are important in predicting shelf life. The book also examines the importance of physical and rheological properties of foods, with a special look at the rheology of dough and the design of processing systems for the manufacture of dough. The final third of the book provides useful supporting material that applies to all of the previously discussed unit operations, including cost/profit analysis methods, simulation procedures, sanitary guidelines, and process controller design. The book also includes a survey of food chemistry, a critical area of science for food engineers.

Handbook of Farm, Dairy, and Food Machinery


Author: Myer Kutz
Publisher: William Andrew
ISBN: 0815517513
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 756
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Indispensable for food, chemical, mechanical, and packaging engineers, Handbook of Farm, Dairy, and Food Machinery covers in one comprehensive volume fundamental food engineering principles in the design of food industry machinery. The handbook provides broad, yet technically detailed coverage of food safety, regulations, product processing systems, packaging, facilities, waste management, and machinery design topics in a ôfarm to the forkö organization. The 22 chapters are contributed by leading experts worldwide with numerous illustrations, tables, and references. The book includes the new USDA regulations for ôcertified organicö processing, as well as state-of-the-art technologies for equipment both on the farm and in the plant.