Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on KIWIreviews.co.nz : Thursday 14th December 2017 - 11:41:37

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Books > Reference > Natural Food Flavors and Colorants review

« Doctor Who - Revisitations 2 reviewDoctor Who - Revisitations 2Superhuman - The Awesome Power Within reviewSuperhuman - The Awesome Power Within »

Advertising...

The best power prices are at PowerShop
Sick of adverts? Click here to join up for free and be rid of them.

Score: 9.3/10  [1 review]
4 out of 5
ProdID: 2899 - Natural Food Flavors and Colorants
Written by Mathew Attokaran, PhD

Natural Food Flavors and Colorants
Price:
$320.00
Samples Supplied by:
Click to search for all products supplied by John Wiley Australia

Disclosure StatementFULL DISCLOSURE: A number of units of this product have, at some time, been supplied to KIWIreviews by the company for the purposes of unbiased, independent reviews. No fee was accepted by KIWIreviews or the reviewers themselves - these are genuine, unpaid consumer reviews.
Available:
March 2011
Buy it:
Search for this on MightyApe.co.nz

Natural Food Flavors and Colorants product reviews

Although many foods are appealing, and even perceived as natural, in spite of containing synthetic additives, consumer increasingly prefer food products which are fully natural. This has driven an increase in the use of, and interest in, food additives derived from biological sources. Of particular interest are natural food flavours and colours, which have started to play a major role in food processing.

This volume presents practical information on over 80 natural extracts that can be used as food flavours and colours, drawing on the author's 50 years of food chemistry and technology expertise in both research and industry. The book is divided into three parts: Part I deals with manufacture, quality, analysis, and regulatory aspects. Part II describes the various sources of natural flavours and colourants that are currently available, alphabetized for convenient reference. Part III covers future directions that can be pursued by research workers and manufacturers.

Food scientists, researchers and product development professionals alike will find Natural Food Flavours and Colourants an invaluable resource for understanding and using these commercially important natural food ingredients.

Check out John Wiley Australia onlineClick here to see all the listings for John Wiley Australia Visit their website They do not have a Twitter account They do not have a Facebook page They do not have a YouTube Channel They do not have a Pinterest board They do not have an Instagram channel



Tags:
additives   colourants   flavours   food   mathew attokaran   natural
Other listings you may be interested in:
Ella Diaries #3:  I Heart Pets    Ella Diaries #3:  I Heart Pets    
Rating: 10.0
The Amazing Spider-Man: An Origin StoryThe Amazing Spider-Man: An Origin Story
Rating: 9.9
The Shallows: How the Internet is Changing the Way We Think, Read and RememberThe Shallows: How the Internet is Changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember
Rating: 9.8
Old MacDonald Had A FarmOld MacDonald Had A Farm
Rating: 10.0
Wesley Booth Super SleuthWesley Booth Super Sleuth
Rating: 9.5
I want a Hippopotamus for Christmas + CDI want a Hippopotamus for Christmas + CD
Rating: 10.0
My Dream : Listen to the ChildrenMy Dream : Listen to the Children
Rating: 7.9
The Mighty Thor: An origin storyThe Mighty Thor: An origin story
Rating: 9.6
Benji the BuccaneerBenji the Buccaneer
Rating: 7.6
Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets Colour EditionCaptain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets Colour Edition
Rating: 10.0
Feel The Fear Guide to Lasting LoveFeel The Fear Guide to Lasting Love
Rating: 9.5
Teach Yourself Visually - KnittingTeach Yourself Visually - Knitting
Rating: 9.8
Thea Stilton - Journey to AtlantisThea Stilton - Journey to Atlantis
Rating: 10.0

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of diogenes

Review by: diogenes (Rob)
Dated: 11th of May, 2011

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 9.3/10
Value for Money:
Score 9 out of 10
Accuracy:
Score 10 out of 10
Ease of Use:
Score 8 out of 10
Extra Features:
Score 10 out of 10

Natural Food Flavors and Colorants covers many of the common (and not so common) food flavours and colours; and is written by one of the experts in the Industry with years of experience behind him.

After many years use of synthetic colours and flavours there has been a growing backlash by the general public against artificial ingredients in foods pushing the NPD departments in many industries to develop products containing natural flavours and colours and this book gives the food technologist and product formulator a great insight into the use of natural foods colours and flavours in formulation development.

Part I - Introduction: covers general information in short readable chapters covering a brief introduction into analytical matters, flavours, colours, various methods of extraction and storage. Nothing is covered in great detail, but does give an essential overview into every aspect discussed by the author. If more detail is needed, one can always read elsewhere; however for the formulator on the go, the information given is concise and to the point and probably more than you really need.

Part II - Individual Flavors and Colors: Each monograph has an introduction to the flavour/colour source, historical usage, and some other interesting asides, and gives enough information to allow the reader to decide if this flavour or colour is useful in this application. The rest of the monograph covers the plant material, chemistry, essential oil (if appropriate) and most importantly the uses.

Some of the chemical identification tests are given - optical rotation, refractive index, specific gravity and solubility. Some of this can be found in monographs of the respective pharmacopoeia; however not all of the flavours discussed can be found in various pharmacopoeia.

Identification numbers, where available have been given. CAS, FEMA and E-numbers are probably the most import in Australia or NZ. US/CFR is also given.

Part III discusses 'Future Needs' which is just a few short chapters covering other spices that may be of use but need more work; also opportunities in natural colours.

For the formulator, the book is laid out in alphabetical order; I would liked to have seen the colours given a separate chapter; however I do concede that some herbs, Saffron for example, is both a flavour and a colour and separate monographs would not be sensible.
There seem to be one or two glaring omissions - betacarotene jumps out; but since a number of sources can be synthetic, it is understandable why this is left out; however considering there are a number of natural sources, betacarotene could have been discussed. I also thought the book covered plant sources exclusively, only to then find a monograph on Cochineal...

All in all, there isn't much to complain about - everything is where you want it and the material discussed is concise and readily available, allowing the formulator to get on with the work at hand and develop those products rapidly.

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Books'...

Score: 10.0
Product reviews for listing 7343: Pig the Elf
Author: Aaron Blabey

Product image for Pig the ElfMuch loved Pig the Pug does not quite grasp the Christmas spirit. He has written a very, very, VERY long list of demands for Santa and refuses to go to bed, instead he stays up late so he can watch all his loot get delivered. He is about to get taught a hilarious wee lesson. Parents and kids will love reading this book. It raises a great message in a gentle funny way. Illustrations will delight.

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the ePLURIBUS.nz Network. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of KIWIreviews.co.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, under the assumption that they are the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"Why does Goofy stand erect while Pluto remains on all fours? They're both dogs!"
unattributed

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream