Novel Food Processing and Extraction Technologies of High-Added Value Compounds from Plant Materials
AbstractSome functional foods contain biologically active compounds (BAC) that can be derived from various biological sources (fruits, vegetables, medicinal plants, wastes, and by-products). Global food markets demand foods from plant materials that are “safe”, “fresh”, “natural”, and with “nutritional value” while processed in sustainable ways. Functional foods commonly incorporate some plant extract(s) rich with BACs produced by conventional extraction. This approach implies negative thermal influences on extraction yield and quality with a large expenditure of organic solvents and energy. On the other hand, sustainable extractions, such as microwave-assisted extraction (MAE), ultrasound-assisted extraction (UAE), high-pressure assisted extraction (HPAE), high voltage electric discharges assisted extraction (HVED), pulsed electric fields assisted extraction (PEF), supercritical fluids extraction (SFE), and others are aligned with the “green” concepts and able to provide raw materials on industrial scale with optimal expenditure of energy and chemicals. This review provides an overview of relevant innovative food processing and extraction technologies applied to various plant matrices as raw materials for functional foods production. View Full-Text
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Putnik, P.; Lorenzo, J.M.; Barba, F.J.; Roohinejad, S.; Režek Jambrak, A.; Granato, D.; Montesano, D.; Bursać Kovačević, D. Novel Food Processing and Extraction Technologies of High-Added Value Compounds from Plant Materials. Foods 2018, 7, 106.
Putnik P, Lorenzo JM, Barba FJ, Roohinejad S, Režek Jambrak A, Granato D, Montesano D, Bursać Kovačević D. Novel Food Processing and Extraction Technologies of High-Added Value Compounds from Plant Materials. Foods. 2018; 7(7):106.Chicago/Turabian Style
Putnik, Predrag; Lorenzo, Jose M.; Barba, Francisco J.; Roohinejad, Shahin; Režek Jambrak, Anet; Granato, Daniel; Montesano, Domenico; Bursać Kovačević, Danijela. 2018. "Novel Food Processing and Extraction Technologies of High-Added Value Compounds from Plant Materials." Foods 7, no. 7: 106.
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