Developed for academic researchers and for those who work in industry, Present and Future of High Pressure Processing: A Tool for Developing Innovative, Sustainable, Safe, and Healthy Foods outlines innovative applications derived from the use of high-pressure processing, beyond microbial inactivation. This content is especially important for product developers as it includes technological, physicochemical, and nutritional perspectives. This book specifically focuses on innovative high-pressure processing applications and begins with an introduction followed by a section on the impact of high-pressure processing on bioactive compounds and bioaccessibility/bioavailability. The third section addresses the ways in which high-pressure processing can assist in the reduction of toxins and contaminants, while the fourth section presents opportunities for the use of high-pressure processing in the development of healthy and/or functional food. This reference concludes with an analysis of the challenges regarding the use of high-pressure processing as an innovative application. • Explores the use of high-pressure processing as a tool for developing new products. • Outlines the structure and improved functional properties provided by high-pressure processing. • Illustrates potential applications and future trends of high-pressure processing. • Explains the mechanisms that influence the impact of high-pressure processing. • Highlights the optimal conditions for high-pressure processing to develop certain food products. • Defines the challenges and future perspectives in the use of high-pressure processing for food product development.