Location: Healthy Processed Foods ResearchTitle: Pulsed electric field processing for fruit and vegetables
|TOEPFL, STEPHEN - University Of Applied Sciences|
Submitted to: Food Technology
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/10/2015
Publication Date: 1/1/2016
Citation: McHugh, T.H. 2016. Pulsed electric field processing for fruit and vegetables. Food Technology. 70(1):73-75.
Technical Abstract: This month’s column reviews the theory and current applications of pulsed electric field (PEF) processing for fruits and vegetables to improve their safety and quality. This month’s column coauthor, Stefan Toepfl, is advanced research manager at the German Institute of Food Technologies and professor of food process engineering at Osnabrueck University of Applied Sciences. He has been active in process and equipment design for PEF processing and as a stakeholder for the PEF equipment manufacturer Elea GmbH. Elea GmbH is one of several companies that have contributed toward the transfer of PEF processing technology from lab scale into industrial food processing.