Soft Drink and Fruit Juice Problems Solved

Soft Drink and Fruit Juice Problems Solved

2nd Edition - July 6, 2017

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  • Authors: P Ashurst, R Hargitt, Fiona Palmer
  • eBook ISBN: 9780081018682
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780081009185

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Soft Drinks and Fruit Juice Problems Solved, Second Edition, follows the innovative question and answer format of the first edition, presenting a quick problem-solving reference. Questions like: Does the use of a preservative in a product mean that it does not need to be pasteurized? How much deviation from ingredient specification is needed to cause a noticeable alteration in product quality? What kinds of organisms will grow in bottled waters? When is it necessary to obtain expert assistance in the event of a contamination incident? are all answered in detail. The book's new introduction covers basic questions about soft drinks, their ingredients, and packaging. Additional new chapters expand on microbiological problems, shelf life and storage, and fruit juices and nectars, as well as product nutrition and health claims. Final chapters offer soft drink and fruit juice data sources. Written by authors with extensive industrial experience, the book is an essential reference and problem-solving manual for professionals and trainees in the beverage industry.

Key Features

  • Uses a detailed and clear question and answer format that is ideal for quick reference
  • Contains additional, new, up-to-date problems and solutions.
  • Contains an expanded introduction and new sections on microbiological problems, shelf life and storage, fruit juices and nectars, product claims, nutrition and health claims, and soft drink and fruit juice data sources
  • Presents a broad scope of topics and process solutions from the experts in the beverages industry

Readership

Professionals within the beverages industry, R&D technologists, innovation teams, technicians and product development chemists. Post-doctoral researchers studying beverages industry processes, Teachers, lecturers and professors of beverages production, both under-graduate and post-graduate food science students who are undertaking projects in beverages production

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction
    2. Product development
    3. Ingredients
    4. Manufacture
    5. Quality issues
    6. Microbiological problems
    7. Shelf life and storage
    8. Fruit juices and Nectars
    9. Bottled waters
    10. Packaging
    11. Consumer problems
    12. Environmental issues
    13. Regulatory issues
    14. Product claims, Nutrition and Health claims
    15. Soft drink and fruit juice data sources

Product details

  • No. of pages: 232
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2017
  • Published: July 6, 2017
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9780081018682
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780081009185

About the Authors

P Ashurst

Philip Ashurst has been involved in the beverage, brewing, flavour and extract industries in both technical and general management roles for many years. Now a consultant, he specialises in the scientific, financial and legal aspects of the beverage industry worldwide. Bob Hargitt is Technical Executive of the British Soft Drinks Association.

Affiliations and Expertise

Ashurst and Associates

R Hargitt

Bob Hargitt has worked in R&D and technical management roles in the brewing and soft drinks industries for over 35 years and is a Retired Technical Director of the British Soft Drinks Association, UK.

Affiliations and Expertise

Former Technical Director, British Soft Drinks Association, London, UK

Fiona Palmer

Fiona Palmer is a Technical Director of British Soft Drinks Association, UK. She has been in worked in R&D roles in the soft drinks sector for over 25 years, working as development manager for Britvic for 11 years. She took over from Bob Hargitt as Technical Director, British Soft Drinks Association on his retirement in 2012.

Affiliations and Expertise

Technical Director, British Soft Drinks Association, London, UK

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