Functional and Specialty Beverage Technology
This important collection reviews the key ingredients, formulation technology, and health effects of functional and specialty beverages. It begins with coverage of essential ingredients such as stabilizers and sweeteners, and then explores formulation issues such as fortification technology and methods to extend shelf-life. The coverage includes dairy based beverages, methods to improve their nutritional and sensory qualities, and the functionality of milk. The book concludes with a review of advances in the plant-based beverage sector, exploring product development and the role of beverages in the diet.