Handbook of Food Processing

by Oralugbagbe, Gboyega

ISBN: 9789388027274
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Imprint : Agri Horti Press
Year : 2018
Price : Rs. 8495.00
Biblio : viii+230 p., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Gboyega Orolugbagbe worked as Professor of Food Science and Nutrition at University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Presently Dr. Orolugbagbe is working as Food Consultant in the Area of Food Processing, Food Safety, Quality Systems, HACCP, Sanitation and GMP compliance.

About The Book

Food processing is the transformation of raw ingredients into food, or of food into other forms. Food Processing typically takes clean, harvested crops or butchered animal products and uses these to produce attractive, marketable and often long shelf-life food products. Similar processes are used to produce animal feed. This book comprises of 21 Chapters. Chapter 1 covers the Food Processing: An Introduction and Chapter 2 contain up-to-date accounts of post harvest handling and preparation of f

Table of Contents

Preface v 1. Food Processing : An Introduction 1 2. Postharvest Handling and Preparation of Foods For Processing 6 3. Thermal and Non-thermal Food Processing 25 4. Evaporation and Dehydration 35 5. Freezing 42 6. Irradiation 54 7. High Pressure Processing 64 8. Pulsed Electric Field Processing, Power Ultrasound and other 69 Emerging Technologies 9. Baking, Extrusion and Frying 90 10. Packaging 105 11. Safety in Food Processing 129 12. General Principles of Food Hygiene 144 13. Proc