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Teclis Instruments, France

TECLIS INSTRUMENTS has been the market leader in innovative instruments for surface and interface physico-chemistry since 1991 (formerly IT CONCEPT). TECLIS INSTRUMENTS designs, manufactures and markets equipment, and provides analysis to characterize dispersed systems such as foams and emulsions. more

Shimadzu Deutschland GmbH, Germany

Shimadzu is a world-leading manufacturer of analytical instrumentation. Shimadzu develops and manufactures innovative products for laboratories in industry, science and governmental institutions. With our customer-oriented strategy and our high-quality service, we strive to be Europe's market leader more

Products Food

Webcast: Sample Preparation for Analytical Test Kits

Watch and learn how a few simple steps before taking your measurement help ensure that your results are accurate and reliable more

Liquid Chemicals Are Metered Conveniently, Cost-Effectively and Reliably

Maximum process reliability at minimum cost, high flexibility and easy installation with a wide range more

Reflectoquant® Video on Ascorbic Acid in Red Colored Juices

Watch video on how to determine concentrations with est strips and RQflex Reflectometer. The Reflectoquant® system by Merck Millipore is an inexpensive, mobile laboratory for more

News Food

  • Fluorescence method detects mercury contamination in fish

    Researchers from the University of Burgos (Spain) have developed a fluorescent polymer that lights up in contact with mercury that may be present in fish. High levels of the metal were detected in samples of swordfish and tuna. According to the conclusions of another Spanish study, mercury exposure more

  • New procedures to authenticate foods as a step towards standardisation

    Whether it is olive oil from Apulia, Pata Negra ham from Spain or 12-year-old single-malt whisky from the Scottish Orkney Islands - all these products are characterised by their quality and their high price. These properties also make a number of other foodstuffs including fish, honey and meat attra more

  • Pine product offers fresh take on fine chemical synthesis

    The goop from pine trees that contains compounds known as terpenes is used in the manufacture of food, cosmetics and drugs, but it might become even more valuable as a chemical reagent made through a process developed by scientists at Rice University. The Rice lab of synthetic chemist László Kürti r more

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Videos Food

How to Fry a Thanksgiving Turkey (Without Burning Your House Down) instructions

Thanksgiving's just around the corner and some of you out there are probably thinking about taking your Turkey game to the next level. But before you whip out that deep fryer, you're going to want to watch this video. Today we're bringing you the do's and don'ts of turkey frying, all the better ... more

Why Does Food Make Your Mouth Water?

You’re sitting in your favorite restaurant when a waiter walks by with a hot plate of your favorite food, and your mouth starts to water. But why? What causes drooling in the first place, and why do we only sometimes salivate? 2015 ACS Chemistry Champions contest winner Hadi Fares explains the c ... more

When Food met Pharma: Delivery Strategies for Nutraceuticals

With growing prevalence of lifestyle-associated diseases, including obesity, Type II diabetes and cardiovascular disease, there is an urgent need and demand to try to prevent the onset of these diseases within our growing population. Nutraceuticals, along with appropriate diet and exercise, may ... more

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Infographics Food

The Chemistry of Turmeric

If you’ve ever made a curry, you’ve likely used turmeric – you may even have some in your kitchen right now. It’s probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about doing chemistry, but there are actually some pretty neat chemistry tricks you can do with it! In this post, we take a more

Why Can Beetroot Turn Urine Red?

The latest of the food science graphics looks at the chemistry of beetroot. An unusual effect of beetroot is that it can cause ‘beeturia’, or a red colouration to the urine, after ingestion. This is a condition that only affects an estimated 10-14% of the population, so what are the chemical compoun more

To Refrigerate, Or Not To Refrigerate?

You may have previously come across the advice that tomatoes shouldn’t be refrigerated, but should be stored at room temperature, in order to maximise their flavour. To understand the reasoning behind this, we need to take a look at the chemical compounds that give tomatoes their flavour, and the ef more

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Events Food

Conference
02-03 – 04-03
2017
Amsterdam, NL

16th Euro Global Summit on Food and Beverages

Conference Series LLC is overwhelmed to welcome all the interested participants across the globe to “16th Euro-Global Summit on Food & Beverages” to be held during March 2-4, 2017 at Amsterdam, Netherlands. Euro Food 2017 is the premier food event that brings together a unique and international mix

Conference
19-03 – 22-03
2017
Seville, ES

Energy, Climate Change and Complexity Science Conference, 2017

We are all familiar with the relationship between energy and climate change, but few academics and policy makers are also aware of the contribution that complexity science can make to the topic. The conference will therefore explore the relationship between all three to provide some richer insights

Conference
26-03 – 28-03
2017
Barcelona, ES

2nd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference: Climate ready resource use-efficient crops to sustain food and nutritional security

Maintaining crop production to feed a growing population during a period of climate change is the greatest challenge we face as a species. The increased crop yields during the last century and especially the Green Revolution, were brought about through breeding for increased harvest index and diseas

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q&more articles Food

  • Authentic food

    Authentic food is growing in popularity with consumers. In a heavily industrialized market, a regional, single-source and/or specially manufactured product is increasingly becoming a guarantor of greater value. In the premium segment in particular, economically motivated “food fraud” can reap huge profits. more

Authors Food

  • Erik Becker

    is a certified food chemist (degree in Bonn, practical year in Münster). Since 2002, he has been working at the Institut Kirchhoff GmbH with emphasis on the following points: Management of chemical analysis tests (2002 – 2007), Technical manager of the testing laboratory (2007 – 2009), Laboratory ma more

Definition

Famine food

Famine food A famine food or poverty food is any inexpensive or readily-available foodstuff used to nourish people in times of extreme poverty or starvation , as during a war or famine . Quite often, the food is thereafter strongly associated ... more

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