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Food Waste Recovery: Processing Technologies and Industrial Techniques

Presents a holistic methodology (the so-called "5-Stages Universal Recovery Process") and a general approach (the so-called "Universal Recovery Strategy") to ensure optimized management of the available technologies and recapture of different high added-value compounds from any waste source
Includes characteristics, safety and cost issues of conventional and emerging technologies, the benefits of their application in industry, and commercialized applications of real market products
Demonstrates all aspects of the recovery process such as preservation of the substrate, yield optimization, preservation of functionality of the target compounds during processing, and more

By: Charis M Galanakis (Editor)

Academic Press

Hardback | Jul 2015 | #226595 | ISBN-13: 9780128003510
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Food Waste Recovery: Processing Technologies and Industrial Techniques acts as a guide to recover valuable components of food by-products and recycle them inside the food chain, in an economic and sustainable way. The book investigates all the relevant recovery issues and compares different techniques to help you advance your research and develop new applications. Strong coverage of the different technologies is included, while keeping a balance between the characteristics of current conventional and emerging technologies. This is an essential reference for research outcomes.

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Dr. Charis M. Galanakis is a food scientist with a PhD in Engineering from Technical University of Crete in Greece. He has served as an Editorial Board Member and Guest Editor of Food Research International since 2012. He is the coordinator of Special Interest Group 5 (Food Waste Recovery) for the ISEKI Food Association.

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