Fats and Oils Handbook (Nahrungsfette und Öle) - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780981893600, 9780128043554

Fats and Oils Handbook (Nahrungsfette und Öle)

1st Edition

Editors: Michael Bockisch
eBook ISBN: 9780128043554
Paperback ISBN: 9780981893600
Imprint: Academic Press and AOCS Press
Published Date: 15th June 1998
Page Count: 848
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Fats and Oils Handbook (Nahrungsfette und Öle) acknowledges the importance of fats and oils and surveys today's state-of-the-art technology. To pursue food technology without knowing the raw material would mean working in a vacuum. This book describes the raw materials predominantly employed and the spectrum of processes used today. It is the updated and revised English version of Nahrungsfette und Ole, originally printed in German. It contains 283 tables, 647+ figures, and over 850 references. "If you can afford only one book on oils and fats, their composition, processing and use, then this should probably be the one!"

Key Features

  • Presents details on the composition, chemistry, and processes of the major fats and oils used today
  • Includes hundreds of illustrations and tables, making the concepts easier to read and grasp
  • Acknowledges the importance of fats and oils offers details on relevant technologies


Fats and oils processors; food manufacturers; lipid chemists, plant managers; equipment manufacturers

Table of Contents

1. The Importance of Fats
2. Composition, Structure, Physical Data, and Chemical Reactions of Fats and Oils and Their Associates
3. Animal Fats and Oils
4. Vegetable Fats and Oils
5. Production of Vegetable Oils and Fats
6. Modification of Fats and Oils
7. Refining
8. Fats as, or in, Food
9. Analytical Methods
10. Conversion Tables and Abbreviations


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About the Editor

Michael Bockisch

Prof. Dr. Michael Bockisch has worked more than 20 years for Unilever in executive management, as CEO, and as a management consultant within the food industry. He has a particular focus on post-sustainability, consumer policy, and communication as it relates to food. He is a Vice-President of the Federation of Food Law and Food Science (BLL) and Chairman of the Board (Strategy) of the Hamburg School of Food Science.

Affiliations and Expertise

Owner, Bockisch-Consult, Jesteburg, Germany

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