Understanding Food Science and Technology
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Description: UNDERSTANDING FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY is a comprehensive introductory level text that provides thorough up-to-date coverage of a broad range of topics in food science and technology. The text begins with an explanation of the interdisciplinary nature of food science (including biology, engineering, chemistry, and physics) and describes avenues of advanced study in the field. The text explores key food commodities and food composition with an emphasis on the functional properties of each commodity. Three chapters on food chemistry cover the chemical and physical properties of foods through the use of many easy to understand figures, tables, and illustrated concepts. Next the text includes an overview of food law that provides historical perspective as well as the latest information on nutrition labeling and food regulation. Thorough coverage of processing methods in included in all major food commodities as well as a background in microbiology and fermentation, food handling and safety, food contamination, HACCP principles and toxicology. The final chapters cover food engineering concepts and applications, biotechnology and the field of sensory evaluation and food product development with coverage of marketing principles.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $229.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publication date: 9/25/2002
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Introduction To Food Science|
|Food Commodities And Composition|
|Human Nutrition And Foods|
|Food Chemistry: Functional Groups And Properties: Water And Acids|
|Food Chemistry II: Carbohydrates, Lipids And Proteins|
|Food Chemistry III: Color, Flavor And Texture|
|Food Additives And Dietary Supplements|
|Understanding Dimensions Of Food Processing And Preservation: Animal Products|
|Understanding Dimensions Of Fat, Sugar, Beverage, And Plant Product Processing|
|Food Microbiology And Fermentation|
|Sensory Evaluation And Food Product Development|