M.A. Kempkes, Diversified Technologies, Inc., USA
This chapter describes the key PEF treatment parameters, and the specialized equipment required to implement this process in liquid food processing. It also describes the interactions between the process parameters and the electrical design and performance of PEF systems, as a guide for potential adopters of this technology. Finally, this chapter presents initial commercial applications of PEF processing, and guidelines for its future adoption.
Pulsed electric field (PEF) processing is a low temperature, ...