Handbook on Spray Drying Applications for Food Industries: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook on Spray Drying Applications for Food Industries

1st Edition

Edited by M. Selvamuthukumaran

CRC Press

352 pages | 29 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780815362456
pub: 2019-08-02
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Spray drying is a mechanical process by which materials in liquid form can be converted into solid form such as powders. It is a rapid, continuous, cost-effective, reproducible and scalable process for the production of dry powders from a fluid material by atomization through an atomizer into a hot drying gas medium, usually air. This handbook will help food industry personnel optimize the processing conditions, identify numerous challenges faced during spray drying processes, and provide solutions for drying sticky food products. It will also deal with the quality and safety aspects that industry needs to follow during spray drying of different food products.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Spray Drying. Technical Advancement in Design of Spray Dryer for Plants. Standardization of Spray Dryer Design for Different Products. Spray Drying of Acid and Sugar Rich Foods. Spray Drying of Dairy and Cereal Foods. Spray Drying of Infant Foods. Spray Drying of Antioxidant Rich Foods. Spray Drying of Nutraceuticals. Spray Drying for Production of Food Colors from Natural Sources. Encapsulation of Flavors by Spray Drying Techniques. Technical Advancement for Retention of Nutrients During Spray Drying Process. Technical Advancement for Retention of Probiotic Count During Spray Drying Process. Recent Techniques for Packing and Storage of Spray Dried Food Products. Quality and Safety Aspects of Spray Dried Foods. Commercial Feasibility Analysis of Spray Dried Food Products. List of Spray Drying Equipment Suppliers & Manufacturers.

About the Editor

M. Selvamuthukumaran, PhD is Associate Professor, School of Food Science & Post harvest Technology, Institute of Technology, Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. He received his PhD in Food Science from the University of Mysore, and his masters in Food Science & Technology from the Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University. His areas of research include antioxidant rich functional foods, probiotic & prebiotic foods advanced food processing & preservation techniques.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diet & Nutrition / General