Synopsis Brewing continues to be one of the most competitive and innovative sectors in the food and drink industry. This important book summarises the major recent technological changes in brewing and their impact on product range and quality. The first group of chapters reviews improvements in ingredients, including cereals, adjuncts, malt and hops, as well as ways of optimising the use of water. The following sequence of chapters discusses developments in particular technologies from fermentation and accelerated processing to filtration and stabilisation processes as well as packaging. A final series of chapters analyses improvements in safety and quality control, covering such topics as modern brewery sanitation, waste handling, quality assurance schemes, and control systems responsible for chemical, microbiological and sensory analysis. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, "Brewing: New technologies will be a standard reference for R&D and Quality Assurance managers in the brewing industry.
Editor: Charles W. Bamforth
Format: 15.8 x 23.0 cm
Number of pages: 500
Year of publication: August 09, 2006
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing