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Handbook On Fruits Vegetables Food Processing With Canning Preservation 3rd Edition

Author : NPCS Board
ISBN : 9788178330839
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Natural foods such as fruits and vegetables are among the most important foods of mankind as they are not only nutritive but are also indispensable of the maintenance of the health. India is the second largest producer of fruits and vegetables in the world. Fertile soils, a dry climate, clean water and abundant sunlight help the hard working farmers to produce a bountiful harvest. Although there are many similarities between fruits and vegetables, there is one important difference that affects the way that these two types of crop are processed like fruits are more acidic than vegetables. Food processing is the set of methods and techniques used to transform raw ingredients into food or to transform food into other forms for consumption. Food processing typically takes clean, harvested crops or butchered animal products and uses these to produce attractive, marketable and often long shelf-life food products. Canning is a method of preserving food in which the food is processed and sealed in an airtight container. Food preservation is the process of treating and handling food to stop or greatly slow down spoilage (loss of quality, edibility or nutritive value) caused or accelerated by micro organisms. One of the oldest methods of food preservation is by drying, which reduces water activity sufficiently to prevent or delay bacterial growth. Drying also reduces weight, making food more portable. Freezing is also one of the most commonly used processes commercially and domestically for preserving a very wide range of food including prepared food stuffs which would not have required freezing in their unprepared state. Fruits and vegetable processing in India is almost equally divided between the organized and unorganized sector, with the organized sector holding 48% of the share. The present book covers the processing techniques of various types of fruits, vegetables and other food products. This book also contains photographs of equipments and machineries used in fruits, vegetables and food processing along with canning and preservation. This book is an invaluable resource for new entrepreneurs, food technologists, industrialists etc.
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The Healing Power Of Fruits Vegetables And Herbs

Author : John Heinerman
ISBN : 1882330986
Genre : Fruit
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A medical anthropologist reveals inexpensive home remedies using hundreds of common fruits, vegetables, and herbs, from all around the world.
Category: Fruit

Fruit And Vegetables In Pots

Author : Jo Whittingham
ISBN : 0756689805
Genre : Gardening
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Shows how to grow fruit and vegetable crops in containers, including suggestions for which crops will grow best in different types of containers, ideas for how to use them to decorate an outdoor space, and a guide to specific crops.
Category: Gardening

Commercial Cooling Of Fruits Vegetables And Flowers

Author : James F. Thompson
ISBN : 1601076193
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This handbook contains detailed descriptions of proper temperature management for perishables and commercial methods of cooling fruits, vegetables, and cut flowers. Includes a complete discussion of design for hydro-cooler and forced-air cooler systems.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Fruits Vegetables And Legumes

Author : Trisha Sertori
ISBN : 1420261738
Genre : Food
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This interesting book is part of an essential series aimed at helping young people understand more about what they eat. aIt presents foods from the fruits, vegetable and legumes in the food pyramid and explains why fuelling the body with the right foods helps keep them healthy. It provides a link between the foods and the digestive system showing, via labelled illustrations, how the foods are absorbed and the nutrients they supply to the body. Food allergies and intolerances are discussed as
Category: Food

The Big Book Of Preserving The Harvest

Author : Carol W. Costenbader
ISBN : 9781580174589
Genre : Cooking
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Learn how to preserve a summer day — in batches — from this classic primer on drying, freezing, canning, and pickling techniques. Did you know that a cluttered garage works just as well as a root cellar for cool-drying? That even the experts use store-bought frozen juice concentrate from time to time? With more than 150 easy-to-follow recipes for jams, sauces, vinegars, chutneys, and more, you’ll enjoy a pantry stocked with the tastes of summer year-round.
Category: Cooking

Color Atlas Of Postharvest Quality Of Fruits And Vegetables

Author : Maria Cecilia do Nascimento Nunes
ISBN : 0813817528
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The effects of time and temperature on the postharvest quality of fruits and vegetables are visually depicted in the Color Atlas of Postharvest Quality of Fruits and Vegetables. Through hundreds of vibrant color photographs, this unique resource illustrates how the appearance (e.g., color, shape, defects and injuries) of fruits and vegetables changes throughout their postharvest life and how storage temperature greatly contributes to critical quality changes. The book’s extensive coverage describes 37 different fruits and vegetables from different groups that were stored at five specific temperatures and photographed daily after specified elapsed periods of time. Individual fruits and vegetables from the following groups are covered: subtropical and tropical fruits pome and stone fruits soft fruits and berries cucurbitaceae solanaceous and other fruit vegetables legumes and brassicas stem, leaf and other vegetable and alliums Information is provided about each individual fruit/vegetable such as characteristics, quality criteria and composition; recommendations for storage, transport and retail; and effects of temperature on the visual and compositional quality of each individual fruit or vegetable, associated with photos of the appearance at particular times and temperatures. This visual documentation shows how important is to handle fruits and vegetables at the right temperature and what happens if the recommendations are not followed. Also shown is the importance of the initial harvest quality of the fruit/vegetable and the expected shelf life as a function of quality at harvest, storage temperature and storage time. The Color Atlas of Postharvest Quality of Fruits and Vegetables will appeal to a diverse group of food industry professionals in the areas of processing, distribution, retail, quality control, packaging, temperature control (refrigerated facilities or equipment) and marketing as a reference tool and to establish marketing priority criteria. Academic and scientific professionals in the area of postharvest physiology and technology, food science and nutrition can also use the book as a reference either for their study or in class to help students to visualize changes in the appearance of fruit/vegetables as a function of time/temperature.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Marketing Fresh Fruits And Vegetables

Author : Richard B. How
ISBN : 9781461520313
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book has evolved out of experience gained during 15 years of teaching a course on fruit and vegetable marketing to Cornell University undergrad uates. Initially it was difficult to assemble written material that would intro duce the students to the industry and provide examples to illustrate market ing principles. Apart from a few major studies like the U. S. Department of Agriculture's survey of wholesale markets that came out in 1964 or the re port of the National Commission on Food Marketing published in 1966 there was little research to turn to in the early 1970s. Trade association meetings, trade papers, and personal contacts with members of the industry were the major sources of information. It became necessary to collect infor mation from many different sources to fill the need for a descriptive base. Now there are many good research reports and articles being published on various phases of the industry. There still remains a pressing need, however, to consolidate and interpret this information so that it provides an under standing of the total system and its various parts. Fresh fruit and vegetable marketing is different in many respects from the marketing of other agricultural and nonagricultural products. Hundreds of individual commodities comprise the total group. Each product has its own special requirements for growing and handling, with its own quality attributes, merchandising methods, and standards of consumer acceptance.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Preservation Of Fruit And Vegetable Food Products

Author : S. D. Holdsworth
ISBN : 0333322924
Genre : Science
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Food preservation; Main methods of preservation; Fruits, vegetables and their products; Production of processed fruits and vegetables; Principles of preservation; Raw material - production and post-harvest preparation; Thermal processing; Freezing; Dehydration; Extension of shelf-life by storage techniques; Other methods of preservation; Fruit and vegetable juices and related products; Desirable and undesirable constituents of food; Food-processing factory location, design and operation.
Category: Science

Natural Bioactive Compounds From Fruits And Vegetables As Health Promoters Part Ii

Author : Luis Rodrigues da Silva
ISBN : 9781681082431
Genre : Science
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Plants have been widely used to treat diseases, owing to the presence of bioactive compounds (phytochemicals) which play important roles in health promotion and disease prevention. In recent years, advances in chemical extraction techniques, lifestyle and dietary choices for human health have increased the interest in the consumption and study of fruits, vegetables, and foods enriched with bioactive compounds and nutraceuticals. Thousands of dietary phytochemicals, such as flavonoids, phenolic acids, glucosinolates, terpenes and alkaloids, have been identified and categorized further according to a diverse array of biochemical properties. Many of these phytochemicals have been hypothesized to reduce the risk of several pathological conditions which include life threatening diseases such as heart disease and cancer, to name a few. Natural Bioactive Compounds from Fruits and Vegetables as Health Promoters is a 2 book set which presents a summary of different classes of phytochemicals commonly found in common edible food sources. Each chapter details the general chemical structures of compounds, naturally present in specific fruits, vegetables and grains, their biological importance and mechanisms of action. The book set is an essential handbook for anyone interested in the natural product chemistry of these common crops. Part 1 of this set covers details about different fruits (banana, citrus fruits, pears, etc.). Part 2 covers legumes, nuts, seeds and cereals.
Category: Science

Fruits Vegetables And Legumes

Author : Trisha Sertori
ISBN : 0761437991
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses different types of fruits, vegetables, and legumes, what they provide for the human body, and where they are grown.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction