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ADVANCES IN THE REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS, FOOD TECHNOLOGIES AND COLD CHAIN.

Edited by Kostadin Fikiin

Published 2000 Softcover 701 Pages

Price: [pound]61.00

(France: International Institute of Refrigeration)

This volume consists of the proceedings of a conference held in Sofia, September 1988, under the aegis of the International Institute of Refrigeration. Thc main purpose of the event was to provide a large international forum for presentation and discussion of recent developments and trends in food refrigerated processing, storage, transport, distribution and related refrigerating machines and systems.

The programme was devoted to several important areas of contemporary science and technology, and dealt with the following: principles and methods for providing environmentally friendly refrigeration which does not cause ozone depletion and global warming; recent achievements and innovations in the food cold chain, leading to an improved safety and quality of refrigerated foods and beverages, and the development and application of energy saving and cost-effective refrigeration technologies in industry.

Section Titles: Food refrigeration industry and current challenges from the environment to new technologies; Research and development programmes of the European Community in the field of agro-food industry, with special emphasis on refrigeration; CFC Alternatives, Refrigeration Systems and Heat Pumps; Natural Working Substances, Efficiency and Optimisation; Heat Transfer during Food Refrigeration; Innovative Systems for Refrigerated Processing of Foods; New and Improved Methods for Processing and Storage; Food Shelf-Life, Safety and Quality; Cold Chain: Analyses, Equipment and Control.
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Publication:Food Trade Review
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Date:Jul 1, 2001
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