Tomato Production, Processing, and Technology / Edition 3

Tomato Production, Processing, and Technology / Edition 3

by WA Gould
     
 

ISBN-10: 1845695992

ISBN-13: 9781845695996

Pub. Date: 01/28/1992

Publisher: Elsevier Science

A complete guide to the tomato industry, including over 50 full colour photos on tomato diseases and other vital elements. It is a book needed by all tomato and tomato products packers, growers and anyone involved or interested in packing, processing and production of tomatoes and tomato products.

Overview

A complete guide to the tomato industry, including over 50 full colour photos on tomato diseases and other vital elements. It is a book needed by all tomato and tomato products packers, growers and anyone involved or interested in packing, processing and production of tomatoes and tomato products.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845695996
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
550
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Production: Introduction and history of the tomato industry; Tomato culture and production for processing; Genetics in breeding of processing tomatoes; Tomato harvesting, systems and methods; Tomato handling; Tomato grading; Preparation of tomatoes for processing. Part 2 Processing: Canning tomatoes; Tomato juice manufacture; Tomato pulp and paste manufacture; Tomato catsup and chili sauce manufacture; Tomato soup; Tomato wastes. Part 3 Technology: Quality assurance; Quality control; Quality evaluation of processed tomatoes and tomato products; Color and color measurement; Tomato solids; Consistency (viscosity) of tomato products; Total acidity and pH; Defects and material other than tomatoes; Flavor and flavor evaluation; Drosophila and insect control; Mold–counting methods and principles; Spoilage of canned tomatoes and tomato products; Composition of tomatoes.

Dr Wilbur Gould is Professor Emeritus of Food Science and Technology, Department of Horticulture, and former Director of the Food Industries Center and The Ohio State University, Executive Director of Mid-America Food Processor Association, as well as a consultant to the food industries.

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