Researchers Develop Biodegradable Packaging For Oily Products

Researchers have developed a single-layer, biodegradable container from agro-industrial by-products suitable for both liquid and solid oily products.

The University of the Basque Country-UPV/EHU’s BIOMAT research group has developed a single-layer, biodegradable container from agro-industrial b…
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Nuevos Métodos Para Mantener La Calidad De Las Patatas Mínimamente Procesadas Durante 14 Días

Gloria Bobo García, licenciada en Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos, ha propuesto en su tesis doctoral alternativas al uso de sulfitos en la patata.

Gloria Bobo García, licenciada en Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos, ha propuesto en su tesis doctoral alternativas al uso de sulfitos en la pat…
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New Methods For Maintaining The Quality Of Minimally Processed Potatoes For 14 Days

A scienitist has proposed alternatives to the use of sulphites in potatoes, which could help preventing the browning that appears after peeling and/or cutting certain foods.

A graduate in Food Science and Technology, has proposed alternatives to the use of sulphites in potatoes, one of the…
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Olive Oil More Stable And Healthful Than Seed Oils For Frying Food

Scientists note that different oils have a range of physical, chemical and nutritional properties that can degrade oil quality when heated.

Frying is one of the world’s most popular ways to prepare food — think fried chicken and french fries. Even candy bars and whole turkeys have joined …
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Food Scientist To Increase Protein, Fiber In Food Products

A food science professor will work with the food and ethanol industries with the goal of bringing food-grade dried distiller’s grain (DDG) to the commercial marketplace.

South Dakota State University food science professor Padmanaban Krishnan received a four-year grant geared toward getting c…
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Helping Sweet Cherries Survive The Long Shipment

A new study recommends strategies for cooling cherries for long-distance containerized shipping

A new study says that cherry producers need to understand new intricacies of the production-harvest-marketing continuum in order to successfully move sweet cherries from growers to end consumers….
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A New Biosafety Laboratory In Switzerland

A new national plant protection laboratory for the safe study of particularly harmful pests and pathogens has been constructed in Switzerland.
 
The new plant protection laboratory at WSL Birmensdorf (Switzerland). Photo: Reinhard Laessig (WSL).

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Sustainable Living May Require Introducing Urban Agriculture

Meeting the challenge of developing a sustainable living may require introducing agriculture in urban areas

Imagine living in an inner city and buying your vegetables and fruit just moments after they’ve been harvested. Imagine waking up to the rustic sound of a cock crowing. Imagine your h…
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