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Recommendations for the Processing and Handling of Frozen Foods.

Recommandations pour la préparation et la distribution des denrées congelées.


Type of monograph: Guide/Handbook


The Red Book is one of the IIR's reference publications and one of its best sellers. The 4th edition - prepared by Mr Leif Bøgh-Sørensen and several international experts - presents an overview of know-how on frozen foods. It gives an update on the principles of freezing, quick-freezing, storage and thawing of food, with due attention paid to physical, physicochemical, nutritional and biochemical aspects, as well as to microbiology, hygiene, packaging, transport, presentation and retail sale. Main topics: - Definitions and explanations - Scientific and technical aspects of the freezing of foodstuffs - Freezing and thawing - Storage and transport - Retail cabinets and consumer applications - Storage life of frozen foods - Fruit and vegetables - Meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy products - Other frozen foodstuffs - Energy

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Pages: 199


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  • Original title: Recommandations pour la préparation et la distribution des denrées congelées.
  • Record ID : 2008-2369
  • Languages: French
  • Subject: General information
  • Publication: Iif-iir - France/France
  • Edition statement: ed. 4
  • Publication date: 2008
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  • ISBN: 9782913149649
  • Document available for consultation in the library of the IIR headquarters only.