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  • Food Security and Environmental Quality in the Developing Worldby Rattan Lal; David O. Hansen; Norman Uphoff

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 253.00

    Can developing countries meet the food requirements of their growing populations without jeopardizing a natural resource base that is already under great stress? Can increases in food production achieved in the past two decades be sustained in the next two decades? Can developing countries achieve freedom from hunger and malnutrition for their entire... more...

  • New Food Product Developmentby Gordon W. Fuller

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 104.95

    About the Second Edition: "? a clear and thorough understanding of how the industry as a whole competes, succeeds, and in some instances fails to bring new products to the marketplace?. delivers helpful information in a concise, organized style, bringing together diverse elements of the food industry that are all important for a new product introduction... more...

  • Food Safety Regulatory Complianceby Preston W. Blevins

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 97.95

    The global sourcing of ingredients has created complex supply chains, significant management challenges, and additional regulatory compliance requirements. This places tremendous pressure on food manufacturers, many of whom lack the knowledge, concepts, techniques, and procedures to comply with these increased requirements. Providing a roadmap for... more...

  • The Feeding of Nationsby Mark Gibson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 60.00

    In the last decade, the world has grown richer and produced more food than ever before. Yet in that same period, hunger has increased and 925 million remain underfed and malnourished. Exploring this troubling paradox, The Feeding of Nations: Re-Defining Food Security for the 21st Century offers a glimpse into how the simple aspiration of global... more...

  • Food Security Issues in the Arab Near Eastby A. A. El-Sherbini

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Food Security Issues in the Arab Near East discusses the condition that agricultural production has not kept up with the increasing food demand. Increased demand has stem from population explosion and the growth of incomes in the oil exporting countries. The book addresses this Arab food security crisis. First part of the volume reviews short-term... more...

  • Hamburgers in Paradiseby Louise O. Fresco

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.50 US$ 33.97

    For the first time in human history, there is food in abundance throughout the world. More people than ever before are now freed of the struggle for daily survival, yet few of us are aware of how food lands on our plates. Behind every meal you eat, there is a story. Hamburgers in Paradise explains how. In this wise and passionate book, Louise Fresco... more...

  • The Modern American Wine Industryby Ian M Taplin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This study is both a history of the American wine industry and an examination of its current structure and performance. In analysing market formation, Taplin focuses on a complex network of winery owners, winemakers and grape growers to see how relationships have shaped the evolution of this sector. more...

  • The Decline of Juteby Carlo Morelli

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    By looking at the decline of the jute industry, this study assesses the successes and failures of Britain?s managed economy. It also addresses broader arguments about the political economy of twentieth-century Britain. more...

  • Meat, Commerce and the Cityby Robyn S Metcalfe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This study examines the struggle between Smithfield market's supporters and detractors and argues that this demonstrates a major shift in the way the urban landscape came to be used. more...

  • The School of Sophisticated Drinkingby Kerstin Ehmer; Beate Hindermann; Kevin Brauch

    Greystone Books 2015; US$ 18.99

    Wherever and whenever people have been found talking, they have been found drinking: an age-old pastime with an equally storied history. Alcohol and civilization have developed in close quarters, sometimes supporting each other and sometimes getting in each other?s way. The School of Sophisticated Drinking , which began as an ongoing series of lectures... more...