Fermented Beverages - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128152713

Fermented Beverages

1st Edition

Volume 5. The Science of Beverages

Editors: Alexandru Grumezescu Alina Maria Holban
Paperback ISBN: 9780128152713
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 11th March 2019
Page Count: 562
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Fermented Beverages, Volume Five, the latest release in the Science of Beverages series, examines emerging trends and applications of different fermented beverages, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. The book discusses processing techniques and microbiological methods for each classification, their potential health benefits, and overall functional properties. The book provides an excellent resource to broaden the reader's understanding of different fermented beverages. It is ideal for research and development professionals who are working in the area of new products.

Key Features

  • Presents research examples to help solve problems and optimize production
  • Provides recent technologies used for quality analysis
  • Includes industry formulations for different beverages to increase productivity and innovation
  • Includes common industry formulations to foster the creation of new products


Food scientists, food chemists, food microbiologists, food engineers in the beverages sector (R&D, Gov. and academia)

Table of Contents

1. Fermented Beverages and Their Health Benefits
2. New Trends and Applications in Fermented Beverages
3. Fermented Beverages Produced by Mixed Cultures, Pure Cultures, and Defined Cocultures
4. New Insights on Winemaking of White Grapes
5. Development of Red and White Wines from Locally Adapted Grape Cultivars Using Indigenous Yeast
6. An Influence of Different Yeast Species on Wine Aroma Composition
7. Nutritional Components of Some Fermented Nonalcoholic Beverages
8. Fermented Vegetable Beverages
9. Fermented Malt Beverages and Their Biomedicinal Health Potential: Classification, Composition, Processing, and Bio-Functional Properties
10. Kombucha Tea and Its Health-Promoting Effects
11. Millet Based Fermented Beverages Processing
12. Kefir: The Champagne of Fermented Beverages
13. Kinetic Characteristics of Alcohol Fermentation in Brewing: State of Art and Control of the Fermentation Process
14. New Alcoholic Fermented Beverages - Potentials and Challenges
15. Traditional Fermented Beverages in Mexico


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About the Editor

Alexandru Grumezescu

Alexandru Grumezescu

Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu is a Lecturer in the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, at the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania. He is an experienced researcher and published editor in the field of nano and biostructures. He is the Editor-in-Chief of 2 international open access journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience. Dr. Grumezescu has published ~200 peer-reviewed papers, ~50 book chapters, and has co-authored nine books and 50 edited books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science and Faculty of Medical Engineering, Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania

Alina Maria Holban

Alina-Maria Holban is a Lecturer in Microbiology and Immunology, at the Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest; and associate Researcher at the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania, working on the field of bionanomaterials with antimicrobial applications. The contribution of Dr Holban in her research field is supported by the publication of 75 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 42 conference/symposia proceedings (posters and oral presentations, from which 29 were presented in International scientific meetings), 21 edited books, 20 book chapters in international books and 2 GenBank original sequences (patents). More than 50% of the published papers are investigating the applications of nanomaterials on biomedical fields.

Affiliations and Expertise

Botany and Microbiology Department, Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania

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