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Unit Operations in Food Grain Processing

  • 1st Edition - May 1, 2024
  • Editors: C.K. Sunil, K.A. Athmaselvi, N. Venkatachalapathy, C. Anandharamakrishnan, V.M. Balasubramaniam
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 8 9 6 5 - 4
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 8 9 6 6 - 1

Unit Operations in Food Grain Processing covers theory and principles as well as best practices in cleaning, grading, drying, storage, milling, handling, transportation, and packag… Read more

Unit Operations in Food Grain Processing

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Unit Operations in Food Grain Processing covers theory and principles as well as best practices in cleaning, grading, drying, storage, milling, handling, transportation, and packaging of grains. The book begins with an overview of grain types, grain structure and composition, and engineering properties of different grains. It then moves into the aspects of processing. It reviews best practices in processing rice, wheat, pulses, oilseeds, millets, and pseudocereals. The book discusses value addition methods, products of grains, and waste and by-product utilization from grains. These discussions outline equipment and machinery needed, different methods of operations for various grains, and advances in grain processing as well as grain waste and by-product utilization.

The book has 18 chapters in total. Each chapter discusses principles, design, illustrations, advances, and challenges to aid in understanding. Therefore this book is a valuable reference material for academicians, researchers, consultants, manufacturers, and practitioners in the field of food processing.