Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing

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Y. H. Hui
Wiley, Jan 18, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 712 pages
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The processing of fruits continues to undergo rapid change. In the Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing, Dr. Y.H. Hui and his editorial team have assembled over forty respected academicians and industry professionals to create an indispensable resource on the scientific principles and technological methods for processing fruits of all types.

The book describes the processing of fruits from four perspectives: a scientific basis, manufacturing and engineering principles, production techniques, and processing of individual fruits. A scientific knowledge of the horticulture, biology, chemistry, and nutrition of fruits forms the foundation. A presentation of technological and engineering principles involved in processing fruits is a prelude to their commercial production. As examples, the manufacture of several categories of fruit products is discussed. The final part of the book discusses individual fruits, covering their harvest to a finished product in a retail market.

As a professional reference book replete with the latest research or as a practical textbook filled with example after example of commodity applications, the Handbook of Fruits and Fruit Processing is the current, comprehensive, yet compact resource ideal for the fruit industry.

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About the author (2006)

Y.H. Hui, Ph.D., West Sacramento, CA is the editorial consultant and administrative editor for this project. Dr. Hui is a consultant to the food industry and has served as author or editor of numerous books in food science, technology, engineering, and law, including the Data Source Book for Food Scientists and Technologists; Encyclopedia of Food Science and Technology; Foodborne Disease Handbook; and Food Plant Sanitations.

Associate Editors:
József Barta
, Ph.D. is Head of the Department of Food Preservation at Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary.

M. Pilar Cano, Ph.D. is Director of the Instituto del Frío-CSIC, Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid, Spain.

Todd W. Gusek, Ph.D. is Staff Scientist and in charge of the orange juice production for Cargill, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.

Dr. Jiwan S. Sidhu is Professor at the Deptartment of Family Sciences at the College for Women, Kuwait University, Kuwait.

Nirmal K. Sinha, Ph.D. is Research and Development Director at Graceland Fruits, Inc., Frankfort, MI.

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