Essays about: "food related thesis"

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  1. 1. Formulation and characterisation of novel edible-packaging for fruits and vegetables

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Lola Sutton; Katerina Papa; [2023]
    Keywords : algae; edible packaging; carrageenan; cucumber; REL; oxidative stress; antioxidants; food engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This master's thesis investigated the potential of algae raw materials, specifically k-carrageenan and to a lesser extent alginate, as film-forming ingredients for the development of a novel edible packaging solutions. The project involved the testing and characterisation of several active ingredients of algal and plant origins both as extracts and as ingredients in films. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effect of high pressure homogenization on emulsions containing oat β-glucan : a study of viscosity, stability and molecular weight

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Dominika Kiesling; [2023]
    Keywords : oat; β-glucan; high pressure homogenization; emulsion; stability; food technology; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : This master thesis project has been conducted in cooperation with Lantmännen AB who are producers of PromOat® - an oat β-glucan powder concentrate. The main objective of this thesis was to investigate the properties of emulsions containing PromOat® oat β-glucan, focusing on the viscosity, stability, and molecular weight before and after high pressure homogenization (HPH) at pressures of 100, 150 and 200 bars. READ MORE

  3. 3. Shortening the chains : social relations and dynamics of production in Uppland's alternative food networks

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Eleni Katsika; [2023]
    Keywords : alternative food networks; food commoning; dynamics of production; political ecology; social relations; Sweden;

    Abstract : Current global food systems are characterised by a highly concentrated capitalist market where food is treated as a globalised hyper commodity and small-scale farmers are pushed into the side-line. The need for the transformation of that food system is urgent and acknowledged worldwide. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ready to Respond to Freddy? Shock-Responsive Social Protection for Nutrition in Malawi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Cecilia Pampararo; [2023]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and the increasing pace and intensity of climate-related shocks have driven the emergence of international interest around the role of national social protection systems for shock-responsiveness. An increasing number of already vulnerable people is in need of humanitarian assistance, risking to fall into poverty and malnutrition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Upscaling agroecology in Sweden : a participatory-backcasting approach to investigate top-down measures for promoting an agroecological transition of the Swedish agricultural system

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of People and Society

    Author : Pablo Ratti; [2023]
    Keywords : Agroecology; transition; top-down; scenario; participatory policies;

    Abstract : Alongside its important contribution to the increase of yields, industrial agriculture has also generated environmental, social and economical negative side effects. Moreover, the forecasted growth of the world’s population puts more pressure for solutions on how to increase food supply while reducing the negative effects of the current agricultural system. READ MORE