From Book News, Inc.
A broad, interdisciplinary treatment of the snack food industry in the US and Great Britain. Considers product development, the assembly of raw materials, storage, processing, packaging, and consumption of such goodies as cookies and crackers, candy, pastries, and those based on dairy, meat, seafood, fruit, nuts, potatoes, and corn. Defines snack food, and discusses characteristics, product concepts, production techniques, and new data on the nutritional impact. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.