Improving Seafood Products for the Consumer

Written By Torger Børresen
Improving Seafood Products for the Consumer
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 May 2008
  • ISBN : 1845694589
  • Pages : 612 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Improving Seafood Products for the Consumer written by Torger Børresen which was release on 09 May 2008, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: It is widely accepted that increased consumption of seafood is important in dealing with growing health problems such as cardiovascular disease. Based on a major EU Integrated Research Project, SEAFOODplus, this important book reviews the range of research into consumer attitudes towards seafood and the key issues in improving the safety, nutritional and sensory quality of seafood products to meet consumer expectations. After an introductory chapter the book is divided into six parts. The first part of the book reviews consumer attitudes to seafood, including regional differences, the impact of eating quality on product preferences, consumer information needs and attitudes to processed seafood products. Part two discusses research on the important health benefits of seafood consumption in such areas as gastrointestinal health, heart disease and the health of children and young adults. In Part three, the book reviews key seafood safety issues and how they can be managed, from virus contamination and pathogens to histamine and biogenic amines. The following two parts then discuss the range of technologies designed both to optimise the sensory and health benefits of seafood and ensure animal welfare in aquaculture operations. The final part of the book reviews traceability issues. Improving seafood products for the consumer is a valuable reference for the seafood processing industry, and all those concerned with improving the consumption of seafood products. Reviews the range of research into consumer attitudes towards seafood Discusses key issues in improving the safety, nutritional and sensory quality of seafood products Examines the range of technologies available to improve the quality and ensure animal welfare

Improving Seafood Products for the Consumer

Improving Seafood Products for the Consumer
  • Author : Torger Børresen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-05-09
  • Total pages : 612
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : It is widely accepted that increased consumption of seafood is important in dealing with growing health problems such as cardiovascular disease. Based on a major EU Integrated Research Project, SEAFOODplus, this important book reviews the range of research into consumer attitudes towards seafood and the key issues in improving the ...

Handbook of Seafood and Seafood Products Analysis

Handbook of Seafood and Seafood Products Analysis
  • Author : Leo M.L. Nollet,Fidel Toldra
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-24
  • Total pages : 928
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : Seafood and seafood products represent some of the most important foods in almost all types of societies around the world. More intensive production of fish and shellfish to meet high demand has raised some concerns related to the nutritional and sensory qualities of these cultured fish in comparison to their ...

Improving Farmed Fish Quality and Safety

Improving Farmed Fish Quality and Safety
  • Author : Øyvind Lie
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-08-20
  • Total pages : 648
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : Global aquaculture production has grown rapidly over the last 50 years. It is generally accepted that there is limited potential to increase traditional fisheries since most fish stocks are well or fully exploited. Consequently increased aquaculture production is required in order to maintain global per capita fish consumption at the present ...

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New Technologies in Aquaculture
  • Author : Gavin Burnell,Geoff Allan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-07-30
  • Total pages : 1224
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : With wild stocks declining due to over-fishing, aquaculture will have a more significant role to play in meeting future demand for fresh fish. Developments in research continue to lead to improvements in aquaculture production systems, resulting in increased production efficiency, higher product quality for consumers and a more sustainable industry. ...

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  • Author : Neil Farmer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-02-26
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : Packaging plays an essential role in protecting and extending the shelf life of a wide range of foods, beverages and other fast-moving consumer goods. There have been many key developments in packaging materials and technologies in recent years, and Trends in packaging of food, beverages and other fast-moving consumer goods (...

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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-05-17
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : Developing Food Products for Customers with Specific Dietary Needs explains the process for developing foods for customers who have specific dietary needs, further shining a light on the number of increasing medical conditions related to food intake that have emerged in the past few decades. From increased fat and sugar ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-08-26
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : How do I select the right intense sweetener for my product? Do small changes in packaging need extensive trials? When do I need to institute a product recall? Expert answers to these and further questions which arise during the development, manufacture, packaging and distribution of soft drinks, fruit juices and ...

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  • Author : Joseph P. Kerry
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-06-22
  • Total pages : 720
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : Packaging plays an essential role in limiting undesired microbial growth and sensory deterioration. Advances in meat, poultry and seafood packaging provides a comprehensive review of both current and emerging technologies for the effective packaging of muscle foods. Part one provides a comprehensive overview of key issues concerning the safety and ...

Shellfish Safety and Quality

Shellfish Safety and Quality
  • Author : Sandra E. Shumway,Gary E Rodrick
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2009-01-28
  • Total pages : 612
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : Shellfish are a very popular and nutritious food source worldwide and their consumption has risen dramatically. Because of their unique nature as compared to beef and poultry, shellfish have their own distinct aspects of harvest, processing and handling. Edited by leading authorities in the field, this collection of review papers ...

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  • Author : Tse-Chao Hua,Bao-Lin Liu,Haimei Zhang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-30
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : Freeze-drying is an important preservation technique for heat-sensitive pharmaceuticals and foods. Products are first frozen, then dried in a vacuum at low temperature by sublimation and desorption, rather than by the application of heat. The resulting items can be stored at room temperature for long periods. This informative text addresses ...

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  • Author : John Piggott
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-11-24
  • Total pages : 520
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : Sensory evaluation methods are extensively used in the wine, beer and distilled spirits industries for product development and quality control, while consumer research methods also offer useful insights as the product is being developed. This book introduces sensory evaluation and consumer research methods and provides a detailed analysis of their ...

Global Safety of Fresh Produce

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  • Author : Jeffrey Hoorfar
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-02-14
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : Continuing food poisoning outbreaks around the globe have put fresh produce safety at the forefront of food research. Global Safety of Fresh Produce provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of best practice for produce safety throughout the food chain, and unique coverage of commercial technologies for fresh produce safety. Part ...

Postharvest Biology and Technology of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits

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  • Author : Elhadi M Yahia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-06-30
  • Total pages : 614
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : While products such as bananas, pineapples, kiwifruit and citrus have long been available to consumers in temperate zones, new fruits such as lychee, longan, carambola, and mangosteen are now also entering the market. Confirmation of the health benefits of tropical and subtropical fruit may also promote consumption further. Tropical and ...

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  • Author : Maria Saarela
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-04-30
  • Total pages : 672
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : The first edition of Functional foods: Concept to product quickly established itself as an authoritative and wide-ranging guide to the functional foods area. There has been a remarkable amount of research into health-promoting foods in recent years and the market for these types of products has also developed. Thoroughly revised ...

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  • Author : Vic Morris,Kathy Groves
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • Total pages : 472
  • ISBN : 1845694589
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Summary : The development of high-quality foods with desirable properties for both consumers and the food industry requires a comprehensive understanding of food systems and the control and rational design of food microstructures. Food microstructures reviews best practice and new developments in the determination of food microstructure. After a general introduction, chapters ...