Color Measurements on Edible Animal By-Products and Muscle-Based Foods

Authored by: José Angel Pérez-Alvarez , María Estrella Sayas-Barberá , Esther Sendra Nadal , Juana Fernández-López

Handbook of Analysis of Edible Animal By-Products

Print publication date:  April  2011
Online publication date:  April  2011

Print ISBN: 9781439803608
eBook ISBN: 9780203731529
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b10785-9

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Abstract

The first impression that a consumer receives concerning a raw material or food product is established visually, and among the properties observed are color, form, and surface characteristics. The power of color for food is not in doubt. Color appearance, contrast, and differences of edible animal by-products (EABP) and muscle-based foods (MBFs) can have a deep effect on an individual’s moods and feelings, and food technologists can exploit these effects.

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