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Food Industry & Science

  • Biofilms in the Food Environmentby Anthony L. Pometto III; Ali Demirci

    Wiley 2015; US$ 200.00

    In nature, microorganisms are generally found attached to surfaces as biofilms such as dust, insects, plants, animals and rocks, rather than suspended in solution. Once a biofilm is developed, other microorganisms are free to attach and benefit from this microbial community. The food industry, which has a rich supply of nutrients, solid surfaces,... more...

  • Sensory Discrimination Tests and Measurementsby Jian Bi

    Wiley 2015; US$ 247.50

    Sensory testing and measurement are the main functions of sensory analysis. In recent years, the sensory and consumer field has evolved to include both difference testing and similarity testing, and new sensory discrimination methods such as the tetrads have received more attention in the literature. This second edition of Sensory Discrimination... more...

  • Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics in Nutraceuticals and Functional Foodsby Debasis Bagchi; Anand Swaroop; Manashi Bagchi

    Wiley 2015; US$ 272.50

    Functional foods and nutraceuticals have received considerable interest in the past decade largely due to increasing consumer awareness of the health benefits associated with food. Diet in human health is no longer a matter of simple nutrition: consumers are more proactive and increasingly interested in the health benefits of functional foods and... more...

  • Food Policyby Janel Obenchain; Arlene Spark

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    Access to safe, adequate, and nutritionally balanced food is a cornerstone of public health. Food Policy: Looking Forward from the Past examines the influences of grassroots movements, the government, and industry on the US food systems. The authors explore the intersection of food and nutrition and how policy influences this overlap. They illuminate... more...

  • Microfluidic Chip-Capillary Electrophoresis Devicesby Ying Sing Fung; Qidan Chen; Fuying Du; Wenpeng Guo; Tongmei Ma; Zhou Nie; Hui Sun; Ruige Wu; Wenfeng Zhao

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Capillary electrophoresis (CE) and microfluidic chip (MC) devices are relatively mature technologies, but this book demonstrates how they can be integrated into a single, revolutionary device that can provide on-site analysis of samples when laboratory services are unavailable. By introducing the combination of CE and MC technology, Microfluidic... more...

  • Polar Lipidsby Moghis U. Ahmad; Xuebing Xu

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 165.00

    Polar Lipids is a valuable reference resource providing thorough and comprehensive coverage of different types of polar lipids known to lipid science and industry today. This book covers important applications and utilization of polar lipids, either in the area of food and nutrition, or health and disease. Each chapter covers chemistry and chemical... more...

  • Nutritional Freshwater Lifeby Ramasamy Santhanam

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    Supplying sustenance for millions of the poorest people in the world, freshwater flora and fauna also contribute to overall economic well-being by means of export commodity trade, tourism, and recreation. As sources of high-quality nutrients, freshwater flora and fauna of edible value represent a viable option for alleviating the problems related... more...

  • Heat Pump Dryersby Odilio Alves-Filho

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Explore the Social, Technological, and Economic Impact of Heat Pump Drying Heat pump drying is a green technology that aligns with current energy, quality, and environmental concerns, and when compared to conventional drying, delivers similar quality at a lower cost. Heat Pump Dryers: Theory, Design and Industrial Applications details the... more...

  • Advances in Probiotic Technologyby Petra Foerst; Chalat Santivarangkna

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    The future prospects of probiotics lie in the successful application of individual strains with specific beneficial effects on the host. This development implies that not only the most robust strains are selected but also strains with a promising probiotic function with moderate or high sensitivity to processing stresses. This also means an increasing... more...

  • Combat-Ready Kitchenby Anastacia Marx de Salcedo

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95

    Americans eat more processed foods than anyone else in the world. We also spend more on military research. These two seemingly unrelated facts are inextricably linked. If you ever wondered how ready-to-eat foods infiltrated your kitchen, you?ll love this entertaining romp through the secret military history of practically everything you buy at the... more...