This authoritative reference covers food-manufacturing principles, and details the processing and manufacturing of products in the fields of: Health, Meat, Milk, Poultry, Seafood, and Vegetables.
* Includes an overview of food manufacturing principles
* Presents details of commercial processing for each commodity including (where appropriate) a general introduction, ingredients, technologies, types and evaluation of industrial products, special problems, types and evaluation of consumer products, and processing and product trends
* For each commodity, information includes the details of commercial processing of several representative foods.
Y. H. Hui received his Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He is currently a senior scientist with the consulting firm of Science Technology System in West Sacramento, California. He has authored, coauthored, edited, or coedited more than 30 books in food science, food technology, food engineering, and food laws, including Handbook of Food Product Manufacturing and Handbook of Food Science, Technology, and Engineering. He has guest-lectured in universities in North, Central, and South America as well as Europe, and Asia and is currently a consultant for the food industries, with an emphasis on food sanitation and food safety. E. Özgül Evranuz is a professor (1994-present) of food processing at the Food Engineering Department of Istanbul Technical University (ITU), Turkey. After graduating from the Chemical Engineering Department of Middle East Technical University (METU, 1971) in Ankara, Turkey, she began her academic career in the area of food technology. She holds M.S. degrees in chemical engineering (METU) and food science and management (University of London, Queen Elizabeth College) and a Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering (ITU). She is one of the founders of the Food Engineering Department of ITU. Her main interests are preservation, storage, and packaging of food plant materials. She has served as a book editor and has several publications in the field.