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Japanese Katsu

March 11, 2015 smitsa 2

Flavour trends for 2015 tend to follow closely the previous years’ trending and one area that still has traction is sauce. One particular Japanese flavour is […]

Three bottles of olive oil in a row on a white background. Edible oils stability is a major topic in food stability studies.

The Joy Of Olive Oil

March 8, 2015 smitsa 3

Olive oil, that slightly greenish golden unctuous liquid inhabiting so many bottles is one of the key elements in a great dressing or when lightly […]

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Pecans And Heart Health

March 6, 2015 smitsa 0

Pecans (Carya illinoinensis) are good for you. They are also very good for the USA agricultural economy as they are now the most commercially important that […]

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Pistachios At The Heart

March 6, 2015 smitsa 0

We’ve looked at almonds and walnuts before now for their heart health benefits, but pistachios too are receiving some positive press as well. They are […]


Almonds For Heart Health

March 6, 2015 smitsa 0

Almonds along with the consumption of other nuts have been touted for their heart health benefits as well as providing important elements like boron for […]

Extruded foods. Snacks of assorted shapes and sizes produced by extrusion.

The Fundamentals Of Extrusion

March 4, 2015 smitsa 0

Extrusion is a relatively modern food processing technology but has found traction in a number of food manufacturing operations, mainly snacks. It is essentially a […]