Phytochemicals and Food Quality Group
Instituto de la Grasa, Sevilla, España
Director Prof: Juan Fernández-Bolaños Guzmán. Investigador Científico.
ACTIVITY GROUP’S DESCRIPTION
Phytochemicals and Food Quality Group is focused on:
– The revalorization of vegetable by-products by the characterization and isolation of their high value components using simple and economically viable processes that not require chemical treatments.
– The investigation of the biological activities of phytochemicals for the development of new products in the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and agricultural sectors.
For these purposes, following facilities are available:
– A flash hydrolysis semi-pilot unit and a steam reactor pilot unit.
– A pilot plant facilities for the isolation of individual components from vegetable by-products. The pilot unit includes filtration, centrifugation, decantation, concentration and purification equipment.
Aránzazu García Borrego
Rafael Guillén Bejarano
Ana J. Jiménez Araujo
Rocío Rodríguez Arcos.
Guillermo Rodríguez Gutiérrez
Contratado Ramón y Cajal
Blanca Vioque Cubero