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Food Industry & Science

  • Nanoparticle- and Microparticle-based Delivery Systemsby David Julian McClements

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 179.95

    This book covers the formation, properties, characterization, and application of different kinds of colloidal delivery systems that can be utilized within the food industry, including surfactant-based, emulsion-based, and biopolymer-based systems. The book takes a traditional colloid science approach to the subject with particular emphasis on the... more...

  • Methods in Food Analysisby Rui M. S. Cruz; Igor Khmelinskii; Margarida Vieira

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    This book reviews methods of analysis and detection in the area of food science and technology. Each chapter deals with determination/quantification analyses of quality parameters in food, covering topics such as lipids, color, texture, and rheological properties in different food products. The book focuses on the most common methods of analysis,... more...

  • Engineering Properties of Foods, Fourth Editionby M.A. Rao; Syed S.H. Rizvi; Ashim K. Datta; Jasim Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95

    It has been nearly a decade since the third edition of Engineering Properties of Foods was published, and food structure/microstructure remains a subject of research interest. In fact, significant developments have taken place in the area of high pressure processing (HPP), which has been approved for pasteurization of food by the Food and Drug Administration.... more...

  • Postharvest Technology and Food Process Engineeringby Amalendu Chakraverty; R. Paul Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    Cereals, legumes, oilseeds, fruits, and vegetables are the most important food crops in the world, with cereal grains contributing the bulk of food calories and proteins worldwide. Generally, the supply of grains and other food can be enhanced by increasing production and by reducing postharvest losses. While food production has increased significantly... more...

  • Carnitine Metabolism and Human Nutritionby Benjamin Toby Wall; Craig Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Interest in carnitine and its potential health benefits has surged over the last decade. Carnitine serves a number of biological roles, such as stimulating the oxidation of fat and preventing the accumulation of lactic acid. It is also used as a supplement for weight loss and performance enhancement. This book discusses the functions carnitine fulfills... more...

  • Seafood and Freshwater Toxinsby Luis M. Botana

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 249.95

    The last few years have brought about many changes in the field of marine and freshwater toxins, with advances in analytical technology and the realization that these toxins are a global issue. Offering a complete reference guide, Seafood and Freshwater Toxins: Pharmacology, Physiology, and Detection, Third Edition addresses all aspects of the social... more...

  • Food Safety in Chinaby Linhai Wu; Dian Zhu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

      China is the world?s top agricultural producer according to a World Trade Organization 2010 report, but a growing number of alarming safety issues has put the world?s top manufacturer of food on the defensive. Food Safety in China: A Comprehensive Review chronicles China?s current food safety problems from a professional perspective. This... more...

  • Lockhart & Wiseman?s Crop Husbandry Including Grasslandby Steve Finch; Alison Samuel; Gerry P. Lane

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 85.00

    Increased yields, markets, and profitability have led to changes in crop husbandry. Since its first publication in 1966, revised editions of Lockhart & Wiseman's Crop Husbandry Including Grassland have upheld and increased the book's good reputation. This ninth edition maintains its status as the standard textbook for many agricultural courses.... more...

  • Handbook of Industrial Drying, Fourth Editionby Arun S. Mujumdar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 279.95

    By far the most commonly encountered and energy-intensive unit operation in almost all industrial sectors, industrial drying continues to attract the interest of scientists, researchers, and engineers. The Handbook of Industrial Drying, Fourth Edition not only delivers a comprehensive treatment of the current state of the art, but also serves as... more...

  • The Perfect Mealby Charles Spence; Betina Piqueras-Fiszman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50

    The authors of The Perfect Meal examine all of the elements that contribute to the diner’s experience of a meal (primarily at a restaurant) and investigate how each of the diner’s senses contributes to their overall multisensory experience. The principal focus of the book is not on flavor perception, but on all of the non-food and beverage... more...