Active packaging

What Is Active Packaging?

April 6, 2021 smitsa 0

Active packaging is the incorporation of particular components into a packaging system that release or absorb substances  from the packaged food into the surrounding environment. […]

female scientist using metabolomics

The Power Of Metabolomics

March 31, 2021 smitsa 0

Metabolomics is a now a long established method of examination of analytical chemistry. The discipline, for that is now what it truly is, can be […]

Lab equipment with colored liquid (mainly conical flasks)

Water Activity In Food

March 4, 2021 smitsa 0

Water is a fundamental component in food, both in terms of maintaining food quality, its preservation and minimizing microbial spoilage. Water activity (aw) is a […]

Creamer powder. A food prone to powder clumping.

The Issue Of Powder Clumping

October 28, 2020 smitsa 0

Powder clumping is a pain for anybody making food or pharmaceutical products! In fact it has other terms too including caking and agglomeration but whatever […]

Ring doughnuts in a black frying pan.

Frying Tonight !

October 23, 2020 smitsa 1

Introduction Frying foods in hot oil has been a common cooking practice for all those looking for crispy textured and flavoursome foods. The rapid and […]

Brewers yeast. A case for flocculation at the end of brewing.


October 6, 2020 smitsa 0

One of the fundamental processes of downstream processing of biomolecules is the separation of insoluble material from soluble material. It is regularly used in wastewater […]

Bunch of over ripe bananas on white background. Affected by tyrosinases and polyphenol oxidases.

What Is Tyrosinase?

October 1, 2020 smitsa 0

Tyrosinase is an enzyme that catalyses the rate-limiting step in melanin synthesis in animals. It helps converts the amino acid tyrosine to DOPA in particular […]

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

Edible Oils Stability And Frying

September 20, 2020 smitsa 1

Edible oils stability preoccupies many product developers using these ingredients in their recipes and formulations. Oxidative stability of an oil is an important quality factor […]


Why FoodWrite Ltd ?

August 14, 2020 smitsa 1

Why FoodWrite Ltd ? Do you have a novel product you want to bring to market? Are you experiencing technical difficulties manufacturing your product? Do […]

Colorful fruit jelly sweets on a white plate

What is Syneresis ?

August 13, 2020 smitsa 0

Syneresis in food science occurs when  a liquid such as water is expelled or extracted from a gel. It is highly undesirable.  When you open […]