The Chemistry and Technology of Edible Oils and Fats - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080093499, 9781483149530

The Chemistry and Technology of Edible Oils and Fats

1st Edition

Proceedings of a Conference Arranged by Unilever Limited at Research Department, Port Sunlight, March 10-12th 1959

Editors: J. Devine P. N. Williams
eBook ISBN: 9781483149530
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1961
Page Count: 168
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The Chemistry and Technology of Edible Oils and Fats contains the proceedings of a conference arranged by Unilever Limited and held at Port Sunlight in England on March 10-12, 1959. The papers explore the chemistry and technology of edible oils and fats, with emphasis on analytical procedures, the methods of industrial processing, and the pattern of dietary fat consumption seen from the viewpoint of the economist. This book is comprised of seven chapters and opens with a discussion on the physical and chemical properties of the constituents of edible oils and fats, with particular reference to the fatty acids, the glycerides, and those closely related compounds which are fatty in a general sense. The following chapters focus on the pattern of fatty food consumption in the United Kingdom; the methods used for the analysis of oils and fats; processing of oils and fats for edible purposes; the use of the isotopic dilution technique in the determination of linoleic acid; and the application of gas/liquid chromatography to the analysis of atheromatous plaques. The final chapter deals with the use of spectroscopic and X-ray techniques in the analysis of oils and fats. This monograph will be a useful resource for chemists and food technologists.

Table of Contents

List of Participants

Session I. Chairman: Dr E. G. Woodroofe

Physical and Chemical Properties of the Constituents of Edible Oils and Fats

Fatty Foods and the Pattern of Their Consumption in the United Kingdom

Session 2. Chairman: Professor A. C. Frazer

Processing of Oils and Fats for Edible Purposes

The Analysis of Oils and Fats

Session 3. Chairman: Sir Howard Florey

The Determination of Linoleic Acid with Special Reference to the Isotopic Dilution Technique

Gas/Liquid Chromatography, and its Application to the Analysis of Atheromatous Plaques

Session 4. Chairman: Professor T. P. Hilditch

Modem Spectroscopic and X-Ray Techniques Applied to Oils and Fats

Appendix. Methods of Analysis



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