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Why FoodWrite Ltd ?

March 5, 2015 smitsa 0

Welcome From FoodWrite ! FoodWrite Ltd. loves helping businesses achieve their market potential, make the best business decisions and improve their profits ! We like being your food consultant […]

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Pea Flavour

July 5, 2018 smitsa 0

Flavour in legumes is highly subjective but it is fair to say that most of the volatile compounds in peas (Pisum sativum) as in any […]

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Dietary Fibre From Fruit Pomace

July 3, 2018 smitsa 0

One of the wasted by-products from fruit processing is the pomace. The pomace is made up of the skins, seeds and other small pieces of […]

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Dietary Fibre

July 3, 2018 smitsa 1

The research into the benefits of dietary fibre in nutrition is vast but still provides a rich source of innovative science, especially in the variety […]

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Bitter Masking Techniques

June 29, 2018 smitsa 1

Bitterness is one of those taste sensations which can either make a food seem highly sophisticated or so repulsive in flavour it is uneatable. This […]

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What Is Solid-Phase Microextraction ?

June 28, 2018 smitsa 0

Solid-Phase Microextraction or SPME is a sampling technique designed to absorb  molecules prior to analysis by techniques such as gas chromatography or high performance liquid […]

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What Are Saponins?

June 27, 2018 smitsa 0

The saponins are compounds found in plants which are defined as either surface-active triterpene glycosides or as steroid glycosides in nature. In some cases thay […]

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Lipoxygenases

June 26, 2018 smitsa 0

Lipoxygenases (linoleate:oxygen oxidoreductase, EC 1.13.11.12) are found throughout animal and plant species. You might see the enzyme referenced as lipoxidase and ‘carotene oxidase’. It is […]

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Theophylline

June 25, 2018 smitsa 0

A compound that sometimes gets mentioned in the same breath as theobromine and caffeine is theophylline. It is chemically known as 1,3-dimethylxanthine and is a […]

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Electrospun Fibres For Food

June 22, 2018 smitsa 1

Encapsulation for the food and pharmaceutical industries has been with us for many years – new immobilization methods, new carrier materials and different methods for […]

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The Benefits Of Red Peppers

June 20, 2018 smitsa 0

The red pepper known as paprika (Capsicum annuum L.) is a very colourful vegetable which rivals the tomato for vividness and hue in its red colour. […]

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Eucommia ulmoides (Du Zhong)

June 20, 2018 smitsa 0

Du Zhong (Eucommia ulmoides Oliver) is an important medicinal plant found in China. It is the only member of the genus Eucommia and is found […]

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The Differences Between Archaea And Bacteria

June 20, 2018 smitsa 1

In microbiology, even in food microbiology it is important to know the differences between certain classes of microorganisms. One important grouping concerns the prokaryotes which […]

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The Benefits Of Common Chicory (Endive)

June 19, 2018 smitsa 0

Common chicory (Cichorium intybus L.) is herbaceous plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. It has spread all over the world and is especially common in temperate […]

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The Biochemistry Of Cytokines

June 15, 2018 smitsa 0

Cytokines are cell signalling molecules that help cell to cell communication in immune responses. They stimulate the movement of cells towards sites of inflammation, infection […]

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Beany Notes And Off-Flavours In Pulses

June 14, 2018 smitsa 0

Beany notes and green off-flavours are a major turn-off for many who want to adopt a more vegetarian diet. Pulses (legumes), especially peas and beans […]

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Why We Should be Worried About Vibrio Vulnificus

June 13, 2018 smitsa 0

For many flesh-eating bugs sound like a total nightmare. The idea that a bacteria could kill some-one by ‘eating’ them alive sounds like a horror […]

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The Benefits Of Castor Oil

June 12, 2018 smitsa 0

Castor oil is a vegetable oil used widely in cosmetic and medical sciences. The oil is extracted from the seeds of the Ricinus communis plant […]

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Avena Sativa Kernel Meal

June 12, 2018 smitsa 1

What Is It ? Avena sativa is the scientific name for the cereal, oats. Oats are not only good for us nutritionally because oat bran […]

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Lanolin Is Often Found In Skin Lotions

June 12, 2018 smitsa 0

Lanolin is a common ingredient of skin products and an important one for helping to keep skin free of bacteria and fungi. In skin lotions […]

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Harungana

June 11, 2018 smitsa 0

Harungana might not be an ingredient on everybody’s lips but it might be something you see in your skin creams. It is claimed to ‘redensify […]

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