Robinson: Modern Dairy Technology

Volume 1 Advances in Milk Processing

Author: R. Robinson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461520576

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 485

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The dairy industry is, in many countries, a major contributor to the manufacturing capacity of the food sector, and as more components of milk are utilised in processed foods, so this importance is likely to grow. Already dairy operations range from the straightforward handling of liquid milk through to the production of highly sophisticated consumer items, and it is of note that all this activity is based on a raw material that is readily perishable at ambient temperatures. This competitive, commercial position, together with the fact that the general public has a high regard for dairy products, is an indication of the extent to which milk producers and processors have combined to ensure that retail prO(;lucts are both nutritious and hygienically acceptable. Achievement of these aims, and at reasonable cost, has depended in large measure on the advances that have been made in the handling of large volumes of milk. Thus, factories designed to handle millions of litres of milk per week are now commonplace, and it is the plant and equipment involved that provides the factual background for this two-volume book.

Modern Dairy Technology: Advances in milk processing

Author: Richard Kenneth Robinson

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9780412535208

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 485

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The first of two volumes on advances in process technology in the dairy industry. Volume 1 deals with liquid milk and its immediate derivatives such as cream, butter, and dried milk/milk components. Chapters cover: heat treatment of milk; developments in cream separation and processing; production of butter and dairy based spreads; drying of milk and milk products; protection against fire and explosion in spray driers; membrane processing of milk; utilization of milk components--whey and casein; and automation in the dairy. This edition (the first was published in 1986 by Elsevier) highlights the way in which manufacturing procedures have been modified over the past ten years. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Modern Dairy Technology

Volume 2 Advances in Milk Products

Author: R. K. Robinson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 146848172X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 516

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As with the products and processes described in Volume· I of this book, many of the technical changes associated with, for example, the manufacture of cheeses or fermented milks have been subtle rather than dramatic. Nonetheless, the importance for the dairy industry has often been profound. The market demand for dairy products containing 'health-promoting' cultures is a development that was barely discernible 10 years ago, and yet many manufacturers are now generating a whole range of bio-yoghurts and similar retail items. Similarly, the legislation covering food hygiene has been modified to place additional demands upon manufacturers, a move that has in turn encouraged the further development of analytical methods for quality controL These modifications to manufacturing practices are, along with many others, reflected in this second edition, and I acknowledge with gratitude the enthusiastic co-operation of all the authors associated with this project in bringing their disparate contributions up-to-date. R. K. ROBINSON v Preface to the First Edition Retail sales of most dairy products are still on the increase world-wide, and this expansion is, at least in part, a reflection of the fact that prices have tended to remain at a competitive level.

Handbook of Hydrocolloids

Author: Glyn O. Phillips,P A Williams

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1845695879

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 948

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Hydrocolloids are among the most widely used ingredients in the food industry. They function as thickening and gelling agents, texturizers, stabilisers and emulsifiers and in addition have application in areas such as edible coatings and flavour release. Products reformulated for fat reduction are particularly dependent on hydrocolloids for satisfactory sensory quality. They now also find increasing applications in the health area as dietary fibre of low calorific value. The first edition of Handbook of Hydrocolloids provided professionals in the food industry with relevant practical information about the range of hydrocolloid ingredients readily and at the same time authoritatively. It was exceptionally well received and has subsequently been used as the substantive reference on these food ingredients. Extensively revised and expanded and containing eight new chapters, this major new edition strengthens that reputation. Edited by two leading international authorities in the field, the second edition reviews over twenty-five hydrocolloids, covering structure and properties, processing, functionality, applications and regulatory status. Since there is now greater emphasis on the protein hydrocolloids, new chapters on vegetable proteins and egg protein have been added. Coverage of microbial polysaccharides has also been increased and the developing role of the exudate gums recognised, with a new chapter on Gum Ghatti. Protein-polysaccharide complexes are finding increased application in food products and a new chapter on this topic as been added. Two additional chapters reviewing the role of hydrocolloids in emulsification and their role as dietary fibre and subsequent health benefits are also included. The second edition of Handbook of hydrocolloids is an essential reference for post-graduate students, research scientists and food manufacturers. Extensively revised and expanded second edition edited by two leading international authorities Provides an introduction to food hydrocolliods considering regulatory aspects and thickening characteristics Comprehensively examines the manufacture, structure, function and applications of over twenty five hydrocolloids

Dairy Processing and Quality Assurance

Author: Ramesh C. Chandan,Arun Kilara,Nagendra P. Shah

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118810309

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 696

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Dairy Processing and Quality Assurance, Second Edition describes the processing and manufacturing stages of market milk and major dairy products, from the receipt of raw materials to the packaging of the products, including the quality assurance aspects. The book begins with an overview of the dairy industry, dairy production and consumption trends. Next are discussions related to chemical, physical and functional properties of milk; microbiological considerations involved in milk processing; regulatory compliance; transportation to processing plants; and the ingredients used in manufacture of dairy products. The main section of the book is dedicated to processing and production of fluid milk products; cultured milk including yogurt; butter and spreads; cheese; evaporated and condensed milk; dry milks; whey and whey products; ice cream and frozen desserts; chilled dairy desserts; nutrition and health; sensory evaluation; new product development strategies; packaging systems; non-thermal preservation technologies; safety and quality management systems; and dairy laboratory analytical techniques. This fully revised and updated edition highlights the developments which have taken place in the dairy industry since 2008. The book notably includes: New regulatory developments The latest market trends New processing developments, particularly with regard to yogurt and cheese products Functional aspects of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics A new chapter on the sensory evaluation of dairy products Intended for professionals in the dairy industry, Dairy Processing and Quality Assurance, Second Edition, will also appeal to researchers, educators and students of dairy science for its contemporary information and experience-based applications.

Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology

Author: Richard Kenneth Robinson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2372

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Encyclopedia of food microbiology includes details of all the important groups of bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasites, the various methods that can be employed for their detection in foods, the factors that govern the behaviour of the same organisms, together with an analysis of likely outcomes of microbial growth/metabolism in terms of disease and/or spoilage. A further series of articles describes the contribution of microorganisms to industrial fermentations, to traditional food fermentations from the Middle or Far East, as well as during the production of the fermented foods like bread, cheese or yoghurt that are so familiar in industrialized societies.