Natural Food Colorants / Edition 2

Natural Food Colorants / Edition 2

by J.D. Houghton, G.A.F. Hendry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0751402311

ISBN-13: 9780751402315

Pub. Date: 12/31/1995

Publisher: Springer US

The first edition of this book proved to be of practical value both fo r food manufacturers using natural colorants as important industrial i ngredients, to food colorant producers and to those at research and ac ademic institutions, requiring a thorough treatment of the subject wit h extensive references. In this second edition, the applied aspects ha ve been

Overview

The first edition of this book proved to be of practical value both fo r food manufacturers using natural colorants as important industrial i ngredients, to food colorant producers and to those at research and ac ademic institutions, requiring a thorough treatment of the subject wit h extensive references. In this second edition, the applied aspects ha ve been enhanced with two new chapters on the role of biotechnology in the production of colorants, and on safety aspects. All the other cha pters have been extensively revised and updated resulting in an expans ion of the text to incorporate much new material. Color plates have be en added to illustrate the major pigments of interest to the food indu stry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780751402315
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/31/1995
Edition description:
2nd ed. 1996
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Natural Pigments in Biology * Natural Food Colors: The Role of Bioprocessing * Biotechnology in Natural Food Colors: The Role of Bioprocessing * Safety of Food Colorants * Chlorophylls and Chlorophyll Derivatives * Haems and Bilins * Carotenoids * Anthocyanins and Betalains * Less Common Natural Colorants

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