Sustainable Dairy Production

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Sustainable Dairy Production Editor: Peter de Jong Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Pages: 280 Language: English ISBN: 9780470655849 Category:

This book offers a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in sustainable dairy production, helping the industry to develop more sustainable dairy products, through new technologies, implementing life cycle analysis, and upgrading and optimization of their current production lines. It aims to stimulate process innovations, taking into account environmental, economic and public relations benefits for companies. Topics covered include: How to set up a sustainable production line; How to quantify the carbon foot print of a dairy product by using life cycle analysis; Current technologies to improve the carbon foot print; What measures can be taken to reduce the global warming potential of the farm; Reduction of water use in dairy production; Marketing sustainable dairy products; Bench marking of dairy products against other food products; and, Potential future technological developments to improve the carbon foot print for the following decades.

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In summary, a very worth-while addition to the series that provides an excellent source for those working with this technology. (International Journal of Dairy Technology, 16 July 2013)

Author Biography

Dr Peter de Jong is Head of Processing Research at NIZO, a well-known food production research institute in the Netherlands which has a focus on dairy science. Peter has been active in sustainable dairy processing for more than 20 years and has written more than 140 scientific and technical papers on the subject.