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E-PUB õ Fermented Foods and Beverages of the World ⚫ Did you know It s estimated that fermentation practices have been around since as early asBC, when wine was first being made in Caucasus and Mesopotamia Today, there are roughlyvarieties of fermented foods and beverages prepared and consumed worldwide, which accounts for between five and forty percent of daily meals Fermented Foods and Beverages of the World is an up to date review on fermentation practices, covering its storied past, cultural aspects, microbiology, biochemistry, nutrition, and functionalityWith contributions fromseasoned fermentation authorities, this book begins with a concise introduction to food fermentation one of the oldest biotechnological processes including its history and global varieties After covering the various preparation techniques and culinary methods, the book addresses the microbiology phenotypic and genotypic characterizations, the identifications of functional microorganisms, the functional and technological properties, and issues related to food safetyThe book also explores the functional properties of fermentation, how it improves product shelf life, ensures food safety, enriches nutritional supplements, and increases the probiotic functions in some foods The rising popularity of probiotic and prebiotic foods and the health benefits they are known for are also discussed Covering many undocumented minor or lesser known ethnic fermented products, Fermented Foods and Beverages of the World is an all in one guide to global fermentation practices and consumption behaviors