Food, Fermentation and Micro-organisms / Edition 1

Food, Fermentation and Micro-organisms / Edition 1

by Charles W. Bamforth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0632059877

ISBN-13: 9780632059874

Pub. Date: 11/21/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Fermentation and the use of micro-organisms is one of the most important aspects of food processing, an industry worth billions of US dollars world-wide. From beer and wine to yoghurt and bread, it is the common denominator between many of our foodstuffs.

In his engaging style Professor Charles Bamforth covers all known food applications of fermentation.

Overview

Fermentation and the use of micro-organisms is one of the most important aspects of food processing, an industry worth billions of US dollars world-wide. From beer and wine to yoghurt and bread, it is the common denominator between many of our foodstuffs.

In his engaging style Professor Charles Bamforth covers all known food applications of fermentation. Beginning with the science underpinning food fermentations, Professor Bamforth looks at the relevant aspects of microbiology and microbial physiology, moving on to cover individual food products, how they are made, what is the role of fermentation and what possibilities exist for future development.

• Internationally respected author

• Coverage of all major uses of fermentation in the food industry

• Practical coverage of food processing in relation to fermentation

A comprehensive guide for all food scientists, technologists and microbiologists in the food industry and academia, this book will be an important addition to all libraries in food companies, research establishments and universities where food studies, food science, food technology and microbiology are studied and taught.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632059874
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/21/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.95(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction.

Chapter 1. The Science Underpinning Food Fermentations..

Chapter 2. Beer..

Chapter 3. Wine.

Chapter 4. Fortified Wines..

Chapter 5. Cider..

Chapter 6. Distilled Alcoholic Beverages..

Chapter 7. Flavoured Spirits..

Chapter 8. Sake.

Chapter 9. Vinegar..

Chapter 10. Cheese..

Chapter 11. Yoghurt and Other Fermented Milk Products..

Chapter 12. Bread..

Chapter 13. Meat..

Chapter 14. Indigenous Fermented Foods..

Chapter 15. Vegetable Fermentations..

Chapter 16. Cocoa..

Chapter 17. Mycoprotein.

Chapter 18. Miscellaneous Fermentation Products.

Index.

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