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Spray Drying Techniques for Food Ingredient Encapsulation

by C. Anandharamakrishnan & Padma Ishwarya S.

Spray drying is a well-established method for transforming liquid materials into dry powder form. Widely used in the food and pharmaceutical industries, this technology produces high quality powders with low...


Paddlefish Aquaculture

by Steven D. Mims & William L. Shelton

Paddlefish have become of increasing interest to the aquaculture community in recent years, particularly as a potential new source of seafood and caviar. Native to North America, paddlefish show great promise...


Quinoa: Improvement and Sustainable Production

by Kevin S. Murphy & Janet Matanguihan

Quinoa is an ancient grain that has grown in popularity in recent years. It has been known as a good source of both protein and fiber. As the demand for quinoa increases a comprehensive and up-to-date reference...


The New Livestock Farmer: The Business of Raising and Selling Ethical Meat

by Jim Dunlop, Rebecca Thistlethwaite & Nicolette Hahn Niman

Including information on cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, and goats, and exotics like bison, rabbits, elk, and deer

How can anyone from a backyard hobbyist to a large-scale rancher go about raising and selling...


Sufficient: A Modern Guide to Sustainable Living

by Tom Petherick

Sufficient' is a book to inspire, educate and encourage a process of change towards a simple, gentle and sustainable way of living. Many of us want to make a shift in our lives by slowing down and consuming...


The End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World

by Joel K. Bourne

An award-winning environmental journalist introduces a new generation of farmers and scientists on the frontlines of the next green revolution. When the demographer Robert Malthus (1766–1834) famously outlined...


Beyond the Energy-Water-Food Nexus: New Strategies for 21st-Century Growth

by Will Sarni

This concise guide goes beyond just identifying the problems and helps organizations abandon "business as usual" thinking to begin solving the issues found at the food, water and energy nexus.


Feed and Feeding Practices in Aquaculture

by D Allen Davis

Feed and fertilizer are significant costs in aquaculture operations and play an important role in the successful production of fish and other seafood for human consumption. This book reviews the key properties...


Small-scale Outdoor Pig Breeding

by Wendy Scudamore

Small-scale Outdoor Pig Breeding is a comprehensive guide to breeding and rearing pigs in natural conditions without compromising their well-being. The book provides support for novice pig-keepers hoping to...


Foods, Nutrients and Food Ingredients with Authorised EU Health Claims: Volume 2

by Michele Sadler

The second volume of Foods, nutrients and food ingredients with authorised EU health claims continues from Volume 1, which provided a comprehensive overview of many of the permitted health claims for foods and...


Permaculture: A Student's Guide to the Theory and Practice of Ecovillage Design

by Jan Martin Bang

Permaculture design has been the bedrock of the growth of the worldwide network of Ecovillages since the mid 1990s. A well-developed set of educational programmes has evolved too, including the Permaculture...


You can tell a Book by its Cover: A lesson in Hygiene, etiquette, and courtesy For the  Food, Health, and Hospitality industries

by Lea The Healer

The opinions offered in this book are strictly those; opinions. My observations, experiences and my dismay are documented in such a way as to share, and alert others; in the hopes that the future could change,...


Trait-Modified Oils in Foods

by Gary R. List & Frank T. Orthoefer

In recent years, the food industry has made substantial advances in replacing partially hydrogenated oils, high in trans-fatty acids, in foods. Trait-modified oils were then developed to produce trans-fat free,...


Soil Physics with Python: Transport in the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere System

by Marco Bittelli, Gaylon S. Campbell & Fausto Tomei

This innovative study presents concepts and problems in soil physics, and provides solutions using original computer programs. It provides a close examination of physical environments of soil, including an analysis...


Resilient Agriculture: Cultivating Food Systems for a Changing Climate

by Laura Lengnick

Creating agile, resilient foodsheds to feed a warming world


Advanced Mass Spectrometry for Food Safety and Quality

by Yolanda Picó

Advanced Mass Spectrometry for Food Safety and Quality provides information on recent advancements made in mass spectrometry-based techniques and their applications in food safety and quality, also covering...


Dietary Nutrients, Additives and Fish Health

by Cheng-Sheng Lee

Fish nutrition can be the deciding factor between a robust and healthy farmed fish population and low aquaculture production. In an age where chemicals and antibiotics are under greater scrutiny than ever, a...


Modeling Food Processing Operations

by Serafim Bakalis, Kai Knoerzer & Peter J Fryer

Computational modeling is an important tool for understanding and improving food processing and manufacturing. It is used for many different purposes, including process design and process optimization. However,...


Pig Tales: An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat

by Barry Estabrook

An eye-opening investigation of the commercial pork industry and an inspiring alternative to the way pigs are raised and consumed in America.

Barry Estabrook, author of the New York Times bestseller Tomatoland...


Anti-Ageing Nutrients: Evidence-Based Prevention of Age-Associated Diseases

by Deliminda Neves

Ageing is a complex, time-related biological phenomenon that is genetically determined and environmentally modulated. According to even the most pessimistic projections, average lifespan is expected to increase...