1st Edition

Recovery of Bioactives from Food Wastes

    234 Pages 30 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book is a concise presentation of important aspects involved in dealing with extraction and utilization of bioactive compounds from the food industry waste. It starts with a focus on the global scenario of food waste generation and potential of food waste in various industries. Thereafter, the various conventional and advanced extraction techniques are discussed to highlight on how to separate bioactive compounds from the food waste. The application of industrial food-waste derived bioactive compounds in various emerging sectors are highlighted.


    • Presents critical discussion on various advancement in various extraction processes including future trends.
    • Provides elaborative description of food waste sources and challenges associated with it.
    • Highlights potential of bioactive compounds in various industries.
    • Quantitatively discusses existing as well as new technologies/methodologies.
    • Includes a separate chapter on pertinent policies of various countries.

    This book is aimed at researchers and graduate students in chemical and food engineering, separation technology and bioactive compounds.

    1. Food waste as a potential source of bioactive compounds. 1.1. Overview of food waste. 1.2. Environmental effects and management approach. 1.3. Valorization of food waste in various applications. 1.4. Conclusions. References. 2. Current status and future trends of various food industry waste processing for synthesis of bioactive compounds. 2.1. Introduction. 2.2. Bioactive compounds in various food industry waste. 2.3. Commercial aspects. 2.4. Challenges and future perspective. 2.5. Conclusions. References. 3. Technological advancement in the extraction of bioactive compounds from food industry waste. 3.1. Introduction. 3.2. Conventional methods for the extraction of bioactive compounds. 3.3. Progress in the extraction of bioactive compounds. 3.4. Commercial utilization of the extraction process. 3.5. Conclusions. References. 4. Recovery of bioactive compounds from fruit and vegetable peel. 4.1. Introduction. 4.2. Recovery of bioactive compounds from fruit peel. 4.4. Conclusions. References. 5. Utilization of seeds for the synthesis of bioactive compounds. 5.1. Introduction. 5.2. Characteristics and nutrient loss in fruit and vegetable waste. 5.3. Bioactive compounds in fruit and vegetable seeds. 5.4. Conclusions. References. 6. Sustainable green processing of various fruit and vegetable pomace from the food industry for the synthesis of bioactive compounds 6.1. Introduction. 6.2. Synthesis of bioactive compounds form fruit and vegetable pomace. 6.3. Challenges and future perspectives. 6.4. Conclusions. References. 7. Extraction of bioactive compounds from marine by-products. 7.1. Introduction. 7.2. Bioactive element available in Marnie by-products. 7.3. Technological advancement in the extraction process. 7.4. Commercial aspects. 7.5. Challenges and future perspectives. 7.6. Conclusions. References. 8. Extraction of bioactive compounds from tea, coffee and wine processing waste. 8.1. Introduction. 8.2. Present status of tea, coffee and wine production. 8.3. Extraction of bioactive compounds. 8.4. Conclusions.References. 9. Commercial aspects of bioactive compounds extracted from food waste. 9.1. Introduction. 9.2. Utilization of bioactive compounds in various industries. 9.3. Challenges and future trends. 9.4. Conclusion. References. 10. Food waste management and valorization policies of various countries. 10.1. Introduction. 10.2. International goals and agreements. 10.3. Policies of various countries. 10.4. Major challenges. 10.5. Conclusions. References.


    Mihir Kumar Purkait