Indigenous Fermented Foods for the Tropics

Oluwafemi Ayodeji Adebo, Chiemela Enyinnaya Chinma, Adewale Olusegun Obadina, Antonio Gomes Soares, Sandeep Kumar Panda, Ren You Gan

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Indigenous Fermented Foods for the Tropics provides insights on fermented foods of the Tropics, particularly Africa, Asia and South America, highlighting key aspects and potential developments for these food products. Sections provide an overview on the production and composition (nutritional, physicochemical, health beneficial and microbiota) of these indigenous fermented foods in the tropics,  innovative techniques for investigating the composition of these fermented food products and improvement of the fermentation process to yield better nutritional constituents, health beneficial components and sensory qualities, and safety aspects to be considered in fermented foods. Other sections provide insights into the packaging and marketing of these food products as well as future prospects of fermented foods in the tropics. This book provides new perspectives and recent information to complement existing texts on indigenous fermented foods serving as a valuable reference text for detailed insights into indigenous fermented foods of the tropics.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages612
ISBN (Electronic)9780323983419
ISBN (Print)9780323985536
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2023

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine
  • General Immunology and Microbiology


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