Novel-Technologies-food-processing-agrotecnio

 

Goals

• Development of safe food products with increased quality and functionality
• Increase of competitiveness of the fruits and vegetables industry by obtaining high-value by products with less environmental impact by minimizing wastes
• Optimization of processing conditions for extended shelf life

Research Lines

• Food safety, quality and functionality through non-thermal processing, with a focus on fruits and vegetables.
• Edible films and coatings; nano-emulsions and nano-coatings
• By-products characterisation and valorisation from fruits and vegetables processing.
Main activities
• Small-scale food processing studies
• Evaluation of microbiological, enzymatic, physical, chemical and sensorial properties as well as health-related compounds
• Definition of the best conditions for obtaining products with specific characteristics
• Food shelf life determination through modelling of relevant phenomena
• Transference of results to the food industry

International impact

Pioneering the study and development of nonthermal food processing technologies in Europe. Internationally-recognized expertise regarding the development of strategies for the preservation of minimally processed plant-based products.

MEMBERS
-Olga Martin
-Pedro Élez
-Gemma Oms
-Albert Ibarz
-Robert Soliva
-Isabel Odriozola
-Laura Salvia Trujillo

POSTDOCS
-Raquel Ibarz Martínez

PHD STUDENTS
-Raúl Blanco
-Anna Molet
-Frank Oblitas
-Marta Olivan
-Jaume Palau
-Júlia Teixé
-Ana Turmo
-Ana Álvarez
-Mohsen Ramezani
-Alina Marie Manthei
-Harold Antonio Pájaro

CONTACT DETAILS
191, Rovira Roure Avenue
25198 (Lleida)
Spain
Telf: +34 973 702593
olga.martin@udl.cat

SENIOR RESEARCHERS

Olga Martín (PI)

FLAGSHIP PROJECTS

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PUBLICATIONS SINCE 2013
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