Plant Extracts in Food Applications
  • Release Date : 15 July 2021
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 264 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0128224754
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Download or read book entitled Plant Extracts in Food Applications by author: Shabir Ahmad Mir which was release on 15 July 2021 and published by Academic Press with total page 264 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Concerns and potential risks regarding the use of synthetic chemicals have renewed the interests of consumers using natural and safe alternatives. Plant extracts represent an interesting ingredient, mainly due to their natural origin and phytochemical properties, allowing for obtaining active materials to extend shelf-life and add value to the product. Plant Extracts in Food Applications is the first book of its kind focusing on application of plant extracts in the food industry and covers; sources, extraction and encapsulation techniques, chemistry and stability of plant extracts; antimicrobials, preservatives, nutrient enhancers, enzymes, flavoring and coloring agents, packaging aid, Health benefits and opportunities and challenges of plant extracts to use in food applications. Written by several experts in the field, this book is a valuable resource for students, scientists, and professionals in food science, food chemistry and nutrition. Presents chapters that deal with different sources of plant extracts and their applications in food industry Covers the various extraction procedures which are used for plant extracts Includes health benefits and stability of plant extracts Provides role of plant extracts as shelf life enhancement, packaging aid, flavouring and colouring agent