Bottled and Packaged Water, Volume Four in The Science of Beverages series, offers great perspectives on current trends in drinking water research, quality control techniques, packaging strategies, and current concerns in the field, thus revealing the most novel standards in the industry. As consumer demand for bottled and packaged water has increased, the need for scientists and researchers to understand how to analyze water quality, safety, and control are essential. This all-encompassing resource for research and development in this flourishing field covers everything from sensory and chemical composition, to materials and manufacturing.
- Presents a detailed analysis and sensory characteristics of water to foster research and innovation
- Provides the latest technological advancements and microbiological characterization methods in the field
- Includes regulatory tools for beverage packaging to help industry personnel maintain compliance
Table of Contents
1. Mineral and Bottled Water as Natural Beverages 2. The World Around Bottled Water 3. Study of Water Quality of Packaged and Municipal Supply Water Drinking Water with Performance Evaluation of Stand-Alone Filters 4. Water Purification Technologies 5. Multielement and Isotopic Characterization of Bottled Mineral Waters on the Romanian Market 6. Evaluation of Water Quality Available for Direct Use and in Beverages in Agra (India) 7. Chemical Sensors for Water Potability Assessment 8. Microbiological and Chemical Characterization of Bottled Waters 9. Advanced Biodegradable Materials for Water and Beverages Packaging 10. Contribution of Mineral and Tap Water to the Dietary Intake of As, B, Ca, Ce, Cu, F, La, Li, Mo, Ni, P, Pb, Sr, U, and Zn by Humans 11. Significance of Geographical, Hydrogeological, and Hydrogeochemical Origin for the Elemental Composition of Bottled German Mineral Waters 12. Characterization of Bioactive Compounds in Flavored Waters and Fruit Juices 13. Plants Infused Water as Preferred Healthy Drinks 14. Main Microbiological Pollutants of Bottled Waters and Beverages 15. Industrial Energy Use and Energy Saving Potentials in Nigeria: Case Study of Food Manufacturing Industries