Nanotechnology in the Beverage industry: Fundamentals and Applications looks at how nanotechnology is being used to enhance water quality, as well as how the properties of nanomaterials can be used to create different properties in both alcoholic and no-alcoholic drinks and enhance the biosafety of both drinks and their packaging. This is an important reference for materials scientists, engineers, food scientists and microbiologists who want to learn more about how nanotechnology is being used to enhance beverage products.
As active packaging technology, nanotechnology can increase shelf-life and maintain the quality of beverages. In the field of water treatment, nanomaterials offer new routes to address challenges.
- Describes the major properties that make nanomaterials good agents for increasing the purification of water and other beverages
- Outlines major nanoencapsulation techniques for use in a variety of beverage types
- Discusses the major challenges of using nanomaterials in both beverages and beverage packaging