Comparing Air Blast and Fluidized Bed Freezing

  • Margarida Vieira
  • Jorge Pereira
Part of the Integrating Safety and Environmental Knowledge Into Food Studies towards European Sustainable Development book series (ISEKI-Food, volume 5)


Latent Heat Food Item Freezing Time Meat Ball Plank Equation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Margarida Vieira
    • 1
  • Jorge Pereira
    • 1
  1. 1.Escola Superior de TecnologiaUniversidade do AlgarvePortugal

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