High intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) has been proven to decrease health risks in terms of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases. Thus, the development of novel foods enriched with PUFA's is [...]
Turmeric curcuminoids are phytopolylphenol pigments of Curcuma longa root used in foods due to their yellow-orange bright shades and to their antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and anticancer activities. They are highly sensitive to pH, [...]
The extrusion of biopolymers is a promising technology for the plastic industry since enables to lead to wide range of innovative and environmentally friendly products displaying many advantages for the food packaging sector such the [...]
, Bruce, J.
, Shwartz, C.
, Smith, B.
, Tay, L.L.
, Zhang, H.
, National Research Council Canada, CA
The safety, sustainability, and profitability of the food industry will remain a key societal challenge in the decades ahead. For example, the value of food waste in Canada is currently over $31 billion annually (or [...]
Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 3, Biotech, Biomaterials and Biomedical: TechConnect Briefs 2018
Published: May 13, 2018
Industry sectors: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing | Personal & Home Care, Food & Agriculture
Topics: Personal & Home Care, Food & Agriculture