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Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables

Technologies and Mechanisms for Safety Control

1st Edition - November 8, 2019

Editor: Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 6 1 8 4 - 5
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 6 5 3 9 - 3

Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables: Technologies and Mechanisms for Safety Control covers conventional and emerging technologies in one single source to help industry professionals ma… Read more

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Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables: Technologies and Mechanisms for Safety Control covers conventional and emerging technologies in one single source to help industry professionals maintain and enhance nutritional and sensorial quality of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables from a quality and safety perspective. The book provides available literature on different approaches used in fresh-cut processing to ensure safety and quality. It discusses techniques with the aim of preserving quality and safety in sometimes unpredictable environments. Sanitizers, antioxidants, texturizers, natural additives, fortificants, probiotics, edible coatings, active and intelligent packaging are all presented.

Both advantages and potential consequences are included to ensure microbial safety, shelf-life stability and preservation of organoleptic and nutritional quality. Industry researchers, professionals and students will all find this resource essential to understand the feasibility and operability of these techniques in modern-day processing to make informed choices.