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Yoghurt: Science and Technology, Second Edition


ISBN10: 849317851
ISBN13: 9780849317859

Publisher: CRC Press

Price: $349.95
Pages: 640
Publish date: augustus 1999

o Offers a thorough understanding of the nature of yoghurt, including both the biochemical changes and production Discusses the changing consumer markets and manufacturing processes Provides guidance in production and distribution so as to minimize product failure Yoghurt: Science and Technology is a standard work in its field for both industry professionals and those involved in applied research. Because manufacture is still, essentially, a natural biological process, it remains difficult to control the quality of the final product. Such control depends on a thorough understanding of the nature of yoghurt and both the biochemical changes and process technologies involved in production. Yoghurt: Science and Technology provides just such an understanding. Since the last edition, the industry has been transformed by the introduction of mild-tasting bio-yoghurts, changing both consumer markets and manufacturing practices. This new edition has been comprehensively revised to take on board this and another major developments in the industry. Thus, today, millions of gallons of yoghurt are produced each year, yet manufacture is still, in essence, a natural biological process in which success can never be taken for granted. It is this capricious nature of the fermentation that leaves the system prone to variation. So, though some aspects of production of yoghurt have become fairly standard, there are so many areas of potential difficulty. This book offers preliminary guidance on the intricacies of production and distribution of yoghurt so as to minimize product failure.