Food processing is the set of methods and techniques used to transform raw ingredients into food or to transform food into other forms for consumption by humans or animals either in the home or by the food processing industry. Food processing typically takes clean, harvested crops or slaughtered and butchered animal products and uses these to produce attractive, marketable and often long-life food products. Similar process are used to produce animal feed. Extreme examples of food processing include the delicate preparation of deadly fugu fish or preparing space food for consumption under zero gravity. This new book presents the latest research in the field from around the globe.
Release date Australia
December 18th, 2009
Edited by Valerie C. Bellinghouse
Country of Publication
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Nova Science Publishers Inc
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