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Industrial Hemp: Food and Nutraceutical Applications
is a comprehensive overview of different value chains for the industrial hemp industry. This excellent reference supports multi-disciplines and presents industrial hemp as a multi-purpose crop, with special attention paid to its food and nutraceutical applications. By combining and presenting multidisciplinary knowledge, readers will be introduced to recent progress in hemp production, processing, utilization and marketing. The book provides a systematic overview of alternative hemp applications, but also serves as a guide to the challenges needed for hemp revitalization to reach its fullness.
- Provides information on the biological activity of hemp extracts, their roles in disease prevention, and potential applications in the functional food and nutraceutical sectors
- Discusses hemp as an alternative protein source used to create innovative hemp-based foods
- Presents case studies that describe opportunities in hemp research, hemp agriculture and hemp processing