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Separation Processes in the Food and Biotechnology Industries

Principles and Applications

This book reviews methods and techniques for separating food components and products of the biotechnology industry. The introduction focuses on food composition and some of the conventional separation techniques. Subsequent chapters deal with each specific type or area of application individually and include information on the basic principles, industrial equipment available, commercial applications and an overview of research and development.

Hardbound, 304 Pages

Published: January 1996

Imprint: Woodhead Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-85573-287-2


  • Separation processes - an overview; Supercritical fluid extraction and its application in the food industry; Pressure-activated membrane processes; Ultrafiltration; Microfiltration; Ion-exchange and electrodialysis; Innovative separation methods in bioprocessing; Fractionation of fat; Solids separation processes.


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