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Cover for Processing and industrialization.

This book chapter describes pomegranates' (1) basic industrial processing: quality guidelines for procurement of fruits for processing, reception and cleaning, sorting, aril extraction, minimal processing, pretreatments, packaging and storability, juice extraction, thermal and non-thermal juice...

Author(s)
Gaikwad, N. N.; Patil, P. G.; Patil, N. B.; Cano-Lamadrid, M.; Carbonell-Barrachina, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History, uses and production.

The grapevine (Vitis spp.) is cultivated all over the world and the grape itself is used for a myriad of products. Most grapes are grown for the production of wine but, when first discovered, its appeal as fresh eating fruit was probably what attracted the first hunter-gatherers. Today, the fruit...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Harvest and postharvest processing.

After harvest, grapes may be consumed fresh, crushed or dehydrated. Fresh table grapes are handled, stored and marketed much like other fruits consumed fresh. Crushed grapes may be directly fermented into wine, pressed into juice that may be fermented into wine, consumed fresh or concentrated for...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'The missing actor': alternative agri-food networks and the resistance of key regime actors.

This chapter focuses on alliances and resistances within niches at the regional scale, and on the specific processes which allow them to overcome barriers and enable an emerging transition. The case studies presented in this chapter are alternative agri-food networks (AAFNs) in three regions of...

Author(s)
Darrot, C.; Diaz, M.; Tsakalou, E.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pathways of utilization of D-amino acids in higher organisms.

Although an integral part of the peptidoglycan structure of bacteria, D-amino acids are ubiquitous in higher organisms by virtue of endogenous synthesis and symbiotic microbial activity. The occurrence of D-alanine, D-aspartate and D-glutamate in higher organisms is now well documented. Distinct...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Obesity and inflammation.

This chapter discusses important correlations between obesity and inflammation, highlighting the impact of physical activity, dietary modification, and weight loss in modulating the chronic inflammatory state seen in obese individuals. Dietary components of significance in diet-induced weight loss...

Author(s)
Bulló, M.; Garcia-Aloy, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Type 2 diabetes and inflammation.

This chapter examines evidence on the effect of various diets (glycaemic index and fibre, Mediterranean diet, antioxidants, caffeine, red wine, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, and magnesium) and exercise (resistance exercise, aerobic exercise, and combined) on inflammation in patients with type 2...

Author(s)
Lieffers, J.; Hawkins, B.; Hofstra, A.; Cheung, D.; McCargar, L. L.; Field, C. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Distributions and markets in Albania.

This chapter investigates the current state of distribution channels and markets for agricultural commodities in Albania. Priority is given here to an assessment of the following sectors of the agricultural industry: dairy products; olives and olive oil; meat; fruit and vegetables; and grapes, wine ...

Author(s)
Kapaj, A.; Imami, D.; Musabelliu, B.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Consumer preferences for selected agricultural products in Albania.

The first part of this chapter presents an analysis of the main trends in consumption of agri-food products in Albania, and other key issues, such as supply. Data are presented on consumer patterns and dynamics over the past few decades for the main food categories, along with comparisons with the...

Author(s)
Imami, D.; Zhllima, E.; Chan-Halbrendt, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biogenic amines in wine and vinegar: role of starter culture in their inhibition.

This chapter discusses important factors that affect the formation of biogenic amines (BA) during winemaking and wine vinegar production, highlighting the relevant impact of starter cultures in the reduction of BA formation.

Author(s)
Ferreira, I. M. P. L. V. O.; Pinho, O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937690)
Type
Book chapter

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