Project

Extraction of Natural colors from plant derived foods and food wastes

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Supervisor

Location

Greater Copenhagen area

Demand for effective extraction methods that can afford higher extraction efficiency without compromising the functionality/quality of food pigments from natural sources has been growing. 

Therefore, this project aims to develop new environmentally friendly and efficient extraction methods that improve the  production of natural food colors from plant derived foods and food wastes.

Specific goals to this project includes:

1-      Identification of novel sources of food pigments 

2-      Extraction of food pigments using different methods (ohmic heating, Sonication, enzyme assisted methods, chemical extraction, etc)

3-      Chemical and biological characterization of the pigments

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Contact

Company / Organization

DTU Fødevareinstituttet

Name

Ana Carina Loureiro Mendes

Position

Forsker

Mail

anac@food.dtu.dk

Supervisor info

MSc Eng in Applied Chemistry

Supervisor

Ana Carina Loureiro Mendes

Co-supervisors

Aberham Hailu Feyissa

Type

MSc thesis

MSc in Biotechnology

Supervisor

Ana Carina Loureiro Mendes

Co-supervisors

Aberham Hailu Feyissa

Type

MSc thesis

MSc in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Supervisor

Ana Carina Loureiro Mendes

Co-supervisors

Aberham Hailu Feyissa

Type

MSc thesis

MSc in Food Technology

Supervisor

Ana Carina Loureiro Mendes

Co-supervisors

Aberham Hailu Feyissa

Type

MSc thesis

Technical University of Denmark

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