Natural and Artificial Flavoring Agents and Food Dyes - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128112687

Natural and Artificial Flavoring Agents and Food Dyes

1st Edition

Editors: Alexandru Grumezescu Alina Maria Holban
Paperback ISBN: 9780128115183
Imprint: Academic Press
Page Count: 562
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Table of Contents

1. Flavor and Coloring Agents: Health Risks and Potential Problems
  Arunachalam Muthuraman and Muthusamy Ramesh
2. Drying process of food: Fundamental aspects and mathematical modeling
  Lyes Bennamoun and Jie Li
3. Comparative Study of Natural and Artificial Flavouring agents and Dyes
  Padmavathi Tallapragada and Rashmi Dikshit
4. Microbial pigments from bacteria, yeasts, fungi, and microalgae for the food and feed industries
  Laurent Dufosse
5. Binding of food colorants to functional protein Hemoglobin
  Gopinatha Suresh Kumar and Anirban Basu
6. Non-conventional yeast-promoted biotransformation for the production of flavor compounds 
  Luca Forti, Maria Rita Cramarossa, Sara Filippucci, Giorgia Tasselli, Benedetta Turchetti, Pietro Buzzini
7. Fruits: A source of polyphenols and health benefits
  Edith Ponce and Mariel Calderon 
8. LC-MS/MS approach for the identification of unknown degradation products of dyes in beverages
  Fabio Gosetti, Bianca Bolfi, Eleonora Mazzucco, Marcello Manfredi, Elisa Robotti, Emilio Marengo
9. Case studies in Food Chemistry
  Luciana Scotti, Francisco J.B. Mendonça Júnior, Hamilton Mitsugu Ishiki ; Frederico Fávaro   Ribeiro; Marcelo Cavalcante Duarte; Gracielle Silva Santana; Tiago Branquinho Oliveira,   Margareth de Fátima Formiga Melo Diniz; Lucindo J. Quintans-Júnior , Marcus T. Scotti
10. Turmeric: a review of its chemical composition, quality control, bioactivity, pharmaceutical application
  Fan-Cheng Meng, Yan-Qing Zhou, Dai Ren, Ting Li, Jin-Jian Lu, Ruibing Wang, Chunming Wang, Li-  Gen Lin, Xiao-Qi Zhang, Wen-Cai Ye, Qing-Wen Zhang
11. A review of the botany, phytochemical and pharmacological properties of Galangal: greater galangal (Alpinia galanga (L.) Willd.) and lesser galangal (Alpinia officinarum Hance) 
  Yan-Qing Zhou, Hui Liu, Mu-Xue He, Ruibing Wang, Qing-Qian Zeng, Ying Wang, Wen-Cai Ye, Qing-  Wen Zhang
12. Coffee beverages and their aroma compounds
  Aline T. Toci and Maria Valnice Z. Boldrin
13. Lycopene:A Natural Red pigment
  Rahul C. Ranveer
14. Microencapsulation of Color and Flavor in Confectionery Products
  Roungdao Klinjanpo and Wunwisa Krasaekoopt
15. Advanced Natural Food Colourant Encapsulation Methods: Anthocyanin Plant Pigment
  Ida Idayu Muhamad, Yanti Maslina Mohd Jusoh, Norazlina Mohd Nawi, Azni A.Aziz, Alyani Mohd   Padzil, Hong Li Lian



Natural and Artificial Flavouring Agents and Dyes, Volume 7 in the Handbook of Food Bioengineering Series, brings important information regarding advantages and disadvantages of using natural vs artificial food dyes and flavours, and highlights some of the newest methods of production and purification. This is a solid resource that presents all of the most common artificial flavouring and dying agents most widely utilized in food products, and provides the most recent trends, and benefits, of using natural agents over artificial in the production of foods and beverages.

Using the newest technologies and evidence-based research methods the book demonstrates how natural flavouring agents and dyes can be produced by plants, microorganisms, and animals to produce higher quality foods that are more economical and safe to the consumer.

Key Features

  • Provides information on the most common compounds and how to utilize them with cutting edge technologies
  • Includes scientific information on the purification and production process under various conditions and equipment
  • Presents the latest research to show benefits of using natural additives


Food Science researchers, academic staff, undergraduate and postgraduate students, professional organizations, food industry sector, ecological domain, pharmaceutical companies (secondary), food engineering and innovative companies, technological sector


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About the Editors

Alexandru Grumezescu Editor

Dr. Grumezescu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, in the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, with a second affiliation to the Faculty of Medical Engineering, at the Politehnica University of Bucharest in Romania. He is an experienced and oft-published researcher and editor in the field of nano and biomaterials, and he is the Editor-in-Chief of three journals: Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Letters and Applied NanoBioScience, and Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Bulletin. He also serves as editor or guest editor for several notable journals. Dr. Grumezescu has published 150 peer-reviewed papers, 20 book chapters, 6 co-authored books and 11 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 Editor

Affiliation: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest; Department of Science and Engineering of Oxidic Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University Politehnica of Bucharest

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Qualifications and Experience: Assistant Professor – General Microbiology, Medical microbiology, Immunology, Immunopathology

Book Editor: Nanoarchitectonics for Smart Delivery and Drug Targeting (Elsevier) - in press - 2016

Assistant Editor - Letters in Applied NanoBioScience (

Guest Editor - Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Bentham Science - Impact Factor 2014 = 2.511)

The contribution of Dr Holban on her research field is supported by the publication of 48 papers in peer-reviewed journals (35 in ‎ Web of Science / ISI indexed journals indexed journals), 34 conference/symposia proceedings (posters and oral presentations, from which 24 were presented in International scientific meetings), 1 book, 5 book chapters in international books and 2 GenBank original sequences (patents). More than 30 of the published papers are investigating the applications of nanomaterials on biomedical fields, focusing on their antimicrobial effect.

Affiliations and Expertise

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