chapter  8
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Pressurized Hot Water Extraction and Processing

In the food industry and in chemical analysis laboratories worldwide, it is of importance to develop faster, less toxic, and more environmentally sustainable extraction technologies and methods. One of the main factors to consider when proposing to change or replace a current extraction method is the choice of solvent. In most extraction processes, the “hot spot” in terms of environmental impact is the solvent. Depending on the type of solvent used, the degree of environmental impact varies

8.1 Introduction .................................................................................................. 223 8.2 Principles of PHWE .....................................................................................225