Quarterly - News September 2018

Once again in this issue, AFT Quarterly takes you on a journey into the exciting world of food technology and presents innovative products and research projects.

For example, we examine the extraction of insect protein, the use of whey protein concentrate in the beverage industry, a super-sensitive detection method for pig DNA and other topics.

We wish you interesting reading.

Kind regards,
Your editorial team

Insect protein in focus

Bühler Insect Technology Solutions

Bühler Insect Technology Solutions is currently building the world’s largest industrial insect-processing plant.

Bühler Insect Technology Solutions (.pdf)

Networked and efficient


The change towards an digitalized industry is apparent at all stations of the value-added chain: From goods receipt to packaging and labelling.

Bizerba (.pdf)

Additional safety


Double-walled heated magnetic filters from Goudsmit remove tiny iron particles from liquid chocolate.

Goudsmit (.pdf)

Whey proteins in beverages

Lactoprot proteins and milk proteins

Both whey proteins and milk proteins enrich food and beverages with their valuable properties and functions.

Lactoprot proteins and milk proteins (.pdf)

Detection of porcine DNA

Congen - Detection of porcine DNA

Pork DNA down to a content of less than 0.1 % is reliably detected with the SureFood Animal ID Pork Sens Plus real-time PCR in both the raw and the cooked meat samples.

Congen - detection of porcine DNA (.pdf)

Bioactive compounds


The PATHWAY-27 project assesses the effects of bioactives on health and wellbeing: from human genome to food industry.

PATHWAY 27 (.pdf)

Università di Bologna

Università di Bologna

Founded in 1088, the Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna (UNIBO) is known as the oldest University of the western world.

Università di Bologna (.pdf)