Food Industry: Assessment, Trends and Current Issues


Doris Cunningham (Editor)

Series: Food and Beverage Consumption and Health
BISAC: PSY038000

This book provides an assessment of the food industry. It discusses trends and current issues. Chapter One gives an overview of the main microbial enzymes in the food industry. Chapter Two focuses on trends and challenges for the hygiene of conveyor belts in food production. Chapter Three identifies energy-saving opportunities (technological, organisational or behavioural) and describes tailored energy-saving measures in the food and drink industry. Chapter Four evaluates and compares the efficiency of winemaking in two developing countries (Ukraine and Bosnia and Herzegovina) from the perspective of their development. Chapter Five makes a comparison between Denominations of Origins (DO) in Castilla y León in a determined period of time of economical crisis of the wine industry. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. An Overview on the Main Microbial Enzymes in the Food Industry
Cristiano José de Andrade, Ana Elizabeth C. Fai B. de Gusmão, Ana Paula Resende Simiqueli, Evandro Antonio de Lima, Guilherme Keppe Zanini, Joelise de Alencar Figueira Angelotti, Fabiano Jares Contesini (Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo/SP, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 2. Hygiene of Conveyor Belts for Food Production: Trends and Challenges
Sebastjan Filip, Martina Oder, Eva Stražar, and Rok Fink (University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Jamnikarjeva, Ljubljana, Slovenia, and others)

Chapter 3. Best Practices in Refrigeration Applications to Promote Energy Efficiency – The Portuguese Case Study
P. D. Silva, P.D. Gaspar, L. P. Andrade, J. Nunes, and C. Domingues (University of Beira Interior, Portugal, and others)

Chapter 4. Winemaking in Developing Countries: Challenges and Efficiency
Anatoliy G. Goncharuk, Dr. Habil and Aleksandra Figurek (Department of Business Administration and Corporate Security International Humanitarian University, Odessa, Ukraine, and Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Chapter 5. Economic-Financial Performance from the Wine Industry in the Crisis: The Case of the Region of Castilla y León (Spain)
Francisco Andrés Díez-Zamudio and Silverio Alarcón (Technical University of Madrid, European Master of Viticulture and Enology, Spain, and others)


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