Handbook On Natural Pigments In Food And Beverages: Industrial Applications For Improving Food Color

Hardcover | April 27, 2016

byReinhold CarleEditorRalf Schweiggert

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Handbook on Natural Pigments: Industrial Applications for Improving Food Colour is unique in its approach to the improvement of food colors. The book is written with industrial applications in mind, with each chapter focusing on a color solution for a specific commodity that will provide food scientists with a one-stop, comprehensive reference on how to improve the color of a particular food product. The first section of the book looks at the legal frameworks which underpin natural food colorings, also investigating the consumer expectations of food color. The second section of the book focuses on specific industrial applications of natural colorants with chapters covering the use of natural colorants in aqueous food products, cereal-based foods, and meat products, amongst many other topics. The various pigments which can be used to effectively color these commodities are presented with information on safety and testing included throughout. The final section in the book looks at recent developments and future perspectives in natural food colorings. There are chapters which cover the health benefits of natural pigments, the use of novel fruits and vegetables in pigments, and stable natural solutions for blue colorings. Presents recent advances in consumer demand and worldwide legislation regarding natural food colorants Discusses the use of natural food colorants for one specific product category per chapter rather than one pigment class per chapter this makes the book extremely useable for industrialists working in a specific sector Contains a comprehensive array of product-specific coloration approaches, from using pigment-enriched feed additives to the direct addition of color formulations

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Handbook on Natural Pigments: Industrial Applications for Improving Food Colour is unique in its approach to the improvement of food colors. The book is written with industrial applications in mind, with each chapter focusing on a color solution for a specific commodity that will provide food scientists with a one-stop, comprehensive r...

Reinhold Carle holds a chair in food technology and analysis with particular focus on natural colors (antho¬cyanins, betalains, carotenoids and chlorophylls). He has published > 280 peer reviewed papers in this field. According to the Thomson Reuters Institute of Scientific Information (ISI), he ranks among the world's highly cited res...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:540 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 27, 2016Publisher:Woodhead PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0081003714

ISBN - 13:9780081003718

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Part I: Consumer expectations and legal framework of food colorants 1. Safety, quality, and regulatory requirements for colouring food 2. Psychological effects of food colours 3. Regional differences of consumer expectationsPart II: Specific industrial applications of natural colorants 4. Colouring of aqueous food products 5. Improvement and stabilization of wine colour 6. Colouring of lipid-rich products 7. Colouring of low-moisture and gelatinized food products 8. Application of natural colorants in frozen foods 9. Application of natural colorants in dairy products 10. Applications for natural colorants in meat products 11. Coloration of cereal-based products 12. Feed additives for influencing meat, fish, and egg yolk colour applications and consumer expectationsPart III: Recent developments and future perspectives 13. Recent insights into health benefits of natural pigments 14. Underutilized fruits and vegetables as potential novel pigment sources 15. Potential natural pigments of microbial origin 16. Natural solutions for blue colours in food 17. The "carmine problem" and potential alternatives 18. Improving colour sources by plant breeding