“A better metabolic set-up for a healthier life”

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BENEO-Institute’s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs & Nutrition Communication Anke Sentko has commented that one of the keys to getting and staying healthy is in choosing smart macronutrients for our diet. Presenting at the recently held 30th Scientific Conference of the Nutrition Society of Malaysia, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sentko…

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Packaging – New Dimension in Folding Box Board

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Sappi Speciality Papers had announced the introduction of atelier, a brand-new concept in folding box board (FBB) that broadens Sappi’s offering in terms of both width and depth of coated virgin fibre carton boards for the packaging market. Atelier, a hybrid FBB product that exceeds current market standards, is available…

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Processing – Application of UV Light

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By Nishant R Swami Hulle, Krishna Teja C and P Srinivasa Rao The increasing demand of minimally processed ‘fresh like’ food products has been realised by introducing non-thermal processing technologies in the food processing industry. Many of these non-thermal technologies like high pressure processing (HPP), pulsed electric field (PEF), ultraviolet…

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Industry Spotlight – A check on what’s new in the industry & research labs

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June 2015 Better Coffee through Spectroscopy Researchers at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia used electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy and in vitro anti radical assays to study the radical content and antiradical capacity of Coffea arabica sourced from an industrial roasting plant. In doing so, the researchers were able to demonstrate…

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Ingredients – Insects as Food Source

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By Gabriela John Swamy, Sangamithra.A, Chandrasekar Veerapandian and Sasikala.S With the increasing demand in alternative protein sources world-wide, insects represent an innovative food and feed source rich in high quality protein as well as other beneficial nutritional ingredients such as fat, minerals and vitamins. Despite traditional knowledge about insects and…

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Technology/Interview – Implementation of Better Hygiene Standards is Essential

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Technology – Interview Implementation of Better Hygiene Standards is Essential Dr Saurabh Arora heads the testing laboratory and research business at Arbro Pharmaceuticals and Auriga Research Limited. He has designed and set up four state of the art testing laboratories in New Delhi, Baddi and Bangalore. Dr Arora established www.foodsafetyhelpline.com…

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