Opening chapters outline the economic importance of flavour in fruit and vegetables. Ensuing chapters investigate the formation of fruit and vegetable flavour and how it deteriorates after harvest. It also looks at flavour management during horticultural and postharvest operations, discusses the possibilities and limitations for flavour improvement by selection and breeding, and the role of maturity for improved fruit and vegetable flavour. The book concludes with a discussion of emerging trends in flavour manipulation, especially how knowledge of the genetic background of quality attributes can be applied to flavour improvement.
With its team of experienced international contributors Fruit and Vegetable Flavour: Recent Advances and Future Prospectsis an essential reference for all those working in the food industry concerned with improving flavour in fruit and vegetables.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 635 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm
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