Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

Microwave energy is being used commercially to dry foods, as discussed in the November 1998 Processing column, but microwaves are being used for other processing purposes, as well.

Microwave Processing of Food

According to Charles Buffler, President of the International Microwave Power Institute and Vice President of the Microwave Research Center, a Division of the Rubbright Group, Inc., Marlborough, N.H. (phone 603-876-4076), the largest uses of microwave processing of food today are tempering of meat for further processin…

Table 1 Major manufacturers of microwave processing equipment

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IFT Fellow
Editor Emeritus of Food Technology
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Neil Mermelstein

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  1. Food Processing & Packaging