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Handbook of Natural Antimicrobials for Food Safety and Quality by M Taylor

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17

Using natural antimicrobials to enhance the safety and quality of alcoholic and other beverages

M.C. Pina-Pérez, D. Rodrigo,  and A. Martinez     Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC), Valencia, Spain

Abstract

This chapter reviews current advances related to the addition of natural antimicrobials to various alcoholic and hot drinks, emphasizing the most important achievements in enhancing beverage safety and quality, and discussing in detail the biological basis of the contribution of the phytochemicals studied, individually or combined with other food-processing technologies.

Keywords

Alcoholic beverages; Beverages; Coffee; Hurdle technology; Natural antimicrobials; Non-thermal technologies; Phytochemicals

17.1. Introduction ...

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