- 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
Table of Contents
- Part 1 Economic and legislative drivers for waste management and co-product recovery: Sustainable value stream mapping in the food industry; Economics of food waste co-product exploitation; Regulatory requirements for valorisation of food-chain co-products in the European Union. Part 2 Environmental systems analysis and closed-loop factories: Application of life cycle assessment (LCA) in reducing waste and develop co-products in food processing; Use of life-cycle assessment (LCA) to ecodesign a food product; Closed-loop production for waste reduction in food processing; Step change towards net zero environmental impact in food processing: The closed-loop approach; Water footprint, water recycling and food industry supply chains; Hygienic and sustainable use and reuse of water and energy in food factories; Technologies to reduce refrigeration energy consumption in the food industry; Sustainable food packaging. Part 3 Exploitation of co-products as food and feed ingredients: Enzymes for the valorisation of fruit and vegetable-based co-products; A modular strategy for processing of fruit and vegetable wastes into value-added products; Conversion of fruit and vegetable processing wastes into value-added products through solid-state fermentation; The production of high-value functional vegetable juices from food co-products; Food industry co-products as animal feeds; Vegetable and cereal protein exploitation for fish feed. Part 4 Non-food exploitation of wastes and co-products: Processing of used cooking oil for the production of biofuels; Use of crop residues in the production of biofuel; Carbohydrate-based food processing wastes as biomass for biorefining of biofuels and chemicals; Production of green bioplastics from agri-food chain residues and co-products; Bioadsorbents from fruit and vegetable processing residues for waste water treatment; Recycling and upgrading of bone meal for environmentally-friendly crop protection and nutrition: The PROTECTOR project; Composting of food chain waste for agricultural and horticultural use.
- No. of pages: 680
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2009
- Published: October 26, 2009
- Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
- eBook ISBN: 9781845697051
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