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Research Project: New Sustainable Processing Technologies to Produce Healthy, Value-Added Foods from Specialty Crops

Location: Healthy Processed Foods Research

Title: How nut and seed butters are processed

item McHugh, Tara

Submitted to: Food Technology
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: 10/12/2016
Publication Date: 11/1/2016
Citation: McHugh, T.H. 2016. How nut and seed butters are processed. Food Technology. 70(11):70-72.

Interpretive Summary: This review describes how nut and seed butters are processed. It also describes the history, market, and nutrition of these foods.

Technical Abstract: This month's food processing column follows the theme "How Is It Porcessed?". It will explore how nut and seed butters are processed. In recent years a variety of new nut and seed butters have entered the marketplace. Their predecessor, peanut butter, as well as these new products and the processes used to produce them, will be reviewed in this column.