With over 2900 references, tables, and drawings, this book covers a wide variety of conventional and potential food preservation techniques. Emphasizing practical, cost-effective, and safe strategies, the book facilitates the selection of the best food ingredients and preservation techniques. It covers postharvest handling, explains conventional preservation methods, details the use of natural antimicrobials, antioxidants, edible coating, nitrites, food packaging, and HACCP in food safety. Highlighting the effects of preservation methods on the functional and sensory properties of foods, the book also features the exact mode or mechanisms involved in each preservation method.
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Book Description CRC Press, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0824702093