News tagged with food processing

Cheaper and more sustainable sweeteners

Polyalcohols are widely used in the food industry, especially in candy and gum because they bring the sweet without the risk of cavities.Researchers at ICIQ (Tarragona, Spain) and ETH (Zurich, Switzerland) designed a process ...

dateDec 07, 2016 in Materials Science
shares4 comments 0

Food dangers on our 'global' table

Global fight against food poisoning and the requirement for high quality products push European scientists into developing new technologies in food processing

dateFeb 25, 2016 in Other
shares13 comments 0

Gloop from the deep sea

ETH scientists are researching the unusual secretions of the hagfish. Over the next three years, the researchers will try to find out how this natural hydrogel can be harnessed for human use.

dateJan 20, 2016 in Biotechnology
shares9 comments 0

Scientists reduce sweetener stevia's bitter bits

Good news for consumers with a sweet tooth. Cornell food scientists have reduced the sweetener stevia's bitter aftertaste by physical – rather than chemical – means, as noted in the Oct. 14 issue of the journal Food Chemistry.

dateNov 11, 2015 in Other
shares27 comments 0