Fermentation (Industrial): media for industrial fermentations

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    This chapter provides an overview of media used for the growth and metabolism of microorganisms in industrial fermentations for the production of foods and beverages. The sources of carbon, nitrogen, inorganic compounds, and growth factors are reviewed, as well as methods employed to sterilize media in bulk before fermentation. The preparation of microbial inocula for food fermentations also is covered in this chapter along with a list of reference materials for further reading.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of food microbiology
    EditorsCarl A. Batt
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherAcademic Press
    Number of pages9
    ISBN (Electronic)9780123847331
    ISBN (Print)9780123847300
    Publication statusPublished - 2014


    • Industrial fermentation
    • Inocula preparation
    • Media
    • Media sterilization


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