Articles published by: Mariana Valverde

Mariana Valverde / 06 May 2024

Sustainable food: From citrus, persimmon, and watermelon byproducts to pectins for dairy desserts, gummy candies, and fibers for snacks or toppings

From Europe, there is a commitment to various scientific strategies and policies aimed at promoting research for the development of healthy foods, implementing circular economy policies through the search for alternative sources of commercially viable ingredients. Agricultural byproducts are particularly interesting among the possible sources as they constitute excellent sources of dietary fiber. Among these…

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Mariana Valverde / 03 May 2024

What factors to consider in the selection of proteins?

The need to address an increase in global protein demand prompts the industry to invest in innovation in search of new protein sources. But how do you know which protein is most suitable for developing a specific product? Understanding the nutritional and functional properties is critical to discern and invest in the most suitable protein…

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Mariana Valverde / 08 November 2016

Research on functional microcapsules with high mechanical and thermal resistance

INESCOP, AINIA and AIMPLAS are collaborating on the INORCAP project, funded by the ERDF Programme. The project aims to obtain products containing encapsulated flavours with antimicrobial and insect repellent activity with improved health properties Valencia, 08 November 2016.- INESCOP, AINIA and AIMPLAS, are working together in the INORCAP project, which aim is searching multifunctional microcapsules with…

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