Description

This book reviews methods and techniques for separating food components and products of the biotechnology industry. The introduction focuses on food composition and some of the conventional separation techniques. Subsequent chapters deal with each specific type or area of application individually and include information on the basic principles, industrial equipment available, commercial applications and an overview of research and development.

Readership

Food scientists, technologists, processors, and manufacturers

Table of Contents

Separation processes – an overview; Supercritical fluid extraction and its application in the food industry; Pressure-activated membrane processes; Ultrafiltration; Microfiltration; Ion-exchange and electrodialysis; Innovative separation methods in bioprocessing; Fractionation of fat; Solids separation processes.

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781855736573
Print ISBN:
9781855732872

About the editors

M J Lewis

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Reading, UK

Reviews

This book reviews methods and techniques for separating food components and products of the biotechnology industry. The introduction focuses on food composition and some of the conventional separation techniques. Subsequent chapters deal with each specific type or area of application individually and include information on the basic principles, industrial equipment available, commercial applications and an overview of research and development.