…an ideal information source for those involved in managing waste and recovering waste for use in products to produce revenue…
(Food Science and Technology - review of Volume 1)
This is a most welcome addition to the literature, likely to be essential study material for both technologists and process engineers.
(The Chemical Engineer - review of Volume 1)
Food processors are under pressure, both from consumers and legislation, to reduce the amount of waste they produce and to consume water and energy more efficiently. Handbook of waste management and co-product recovery in food processing provides essential information about the major issues and technologies involved in waste co-product valorisation, methods to reduce water and energy consumption, waste reduction in particular food industry sectors and end waste management.
Opening chapters in Part one of Volume 2 cover economic and legislative drivers for waste management and co-product recovery. Part two discusses life cycle analysis and closed-loop production systems to minimise environmental impacts in food production. It also includes chapters on water and energy use as well as sustainable packaging. Part three reviews methods for exploiting co-products as food and feed ingredients, whilst the final part of the book discusses techniques for non-food exploitation of co-products from food processing.
- Provides essential information about the major issues and technologies involved in waste product valorisation
- Examines methods to reduce water and energy consumption in partciular food industry sectors
- Discusses the economic and legislative drivers for waste management and co-product recovery
Technologists; Process engineers; Rood processing waste managers; Academics in the food processing and environmental fields; Policy makers who are involved in waste management legislation
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- © Woodhead Publishing 2009
- 26th October 2009
- Woodhead Publishing
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…one of the great merits is the approach taken to provide the reader with a multinational view of the problems and possibilities while at the same time stressing the EU approach., IChemE Food and Drink Subject Group
…provides a comprehensive survey of the approaches now available for improved management of water supplies., IChemE Food and Drink Subject Group
A welcome addition to the libraries of companies and of academic institutions with an interest in both food processing and environmental matters., International Journal of Dairy Technology
Keith Waldron is Research Leader and Director of the NRP Biorefinery Centre at the Institute of Food Research, UK.
Institute of Food Research, UK