How do Emerging Processing Technologies Affect Nutraceuticals and Functional Food Components?

Foods contain major and minor components as well as bioactive compounds that are of primary importance for human nutrition. The importance of these compounds accelerated the development of innovations in the food industry, generating the so-called “functional foods” and “nutraceuticals“. Whole foods like fruits and vegetables represent the simplest example of functional foods, as they…

Nutraceuticals and Functional Components in Nutrition and Food Products

Foods contain major and minor components as well as bioactive compounds (e.g. antioxidants, peptides, carbohydrates, lipids, glucosinolates) that are of primary importance for human nutrition. Consequently, their importance has initiated a surge of research and product development in the food industry. In order to adapt to these consumer drivers and enhance the physiological functionality of…

Open Innovation Network

Our group is the leading open innovation network in the field of Food Waste Recovery, aiming at helping food industries and other involved partners in the food chain to recover valuable compounds from food waste, valorise their streams and improve their sustainability. We bring leadership by providing expertise, insights and tools to implement innovations within…