Food Color and Appearance / Edition 2

Food Color and Appearance / Edition 2

by John B. Hutchings
     
 

This book describes the philosophy of total appearance of food, the factors comprising it, and its application to the food industry. Beginning with an overview of food color and appearance attributes, the book describes the physics and chemistry of vision and color, sensory appearance and profile analysis, color measurement, color specification of food, and… See more details below

Overview

This book describes the philosophy of total appearance of food, the factors comprising it, and its application to the food industry. Beginning with an overview of food color and appearance attributes, the book describes the physics and chemistry of vision and color, sensory appearance and profile analysis, color measurement, color specification of food, and specification of other appearance properties. This new edition has been thoroughly updated, and includes new material on information transfer theory. The broad examination by the author attempts to bring into perspective the importance of food appearance to all sectors of the industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441951939
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Edition description:
2nd ed. 1999. Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1999
Pages:
610
Product dimensions:
1.25(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Food Color and Appearance in Perspective * Appearance of Objects and Scenes: The Information Transfer Process * Light and Its Interaction with Food Materials * Vision * Sensory Assessment of Appearance -- Methodology * Appearance Scales * Appearance Profile Analysis * Instrumental Specification * Color Specification of Foods * Measurement of Other Appearance Properties * Food Color Mechanisms * Index

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