The focus of food science and technology has shifted from previous goals of improving food safety and enhancing food taste toward providing healthy and functional foods. Today's consumers desire foods that go beyond basic nutrition-foods capable of promoting better health, or even playing a disease-prevention role. To meet this need for innovation,
Introduction. Market and Trends. Consumer Perspective on Innovation versus Need. Technological Development on Healthy and Functional Foods. Innovation in Functional Food Ingredients. Market to Innovative Products. Future Trends. Index.