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24. January 2018 - 12:25

Last week we had the pleasure of receiving and showing our facilities to students of the Free University of Tunis. The students visited the entire center. They were also able to see first-hand the laboratories of Gloria Sánchez and Miguel Ángel Sentandreu, who told them broadly the work that they are doing at the moment.

15. January 2018 - 9:45

Professor Fidel Toldrá Vilardell was invited to visit the South China University of Technology in Guanzhou (China) last November where he gave lectures on the north and south campus. It is a university with the largest number of students (> 100,000 students) and among the 300 best in the world. Prof. Toldrá also visited the facilities, the laboratories and the pilot plant of the Academy of Food Engineering and the category of research in the course with the corresponding professors. He also...

18. December 2017 - 8:32

María del Carmen Cénit Laguna, from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), offered last week a conference on celiac disease in Barbastro, Huesca. Celiac disease is a chronic inflammatory disease caused by a permanent intolerance to gluten proteins in cereals in which genetic and environmental factors are involved. The event was included in the program of activities promoted by the scientific dissemination project of CIUDAD CIENCIA and took place in the Congress Center of the...

30. November 2017 - 15:27

Yesterday, November 29, María Dolores Rodrigo, technical deputy director of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology IATA, participated in the third edition of "Feeding the World: food feeds a sustainable world". The day took place in Madrid, at the headquarters of the Higher Council for Scientific Research. The theme highlighted for this year's conference was "Climate change and circular economy: a sustainable challenge for Europe". Our colleague, Dr. María Dolores Rodrigo, focused...

24. November 2017 - 11:11

Recently the digital supplement of La Buena Vida of the newspaper El País has compiled some recommendations from experts for Christmas about when it is more advisable to buy some products and how to keep them until the days of large family meals. It has been proven that on the eve of the Christmas celebrations some products increase their prices considerably and therefore, food experts have indicated which is worth buying before and freeze them following certain guidelines. Among others experts...

23. November 2017 - 13:10

The Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) will participate as an institutional partner in the Group of Sustainable Innovation for the Food Sector (GIS), a working forum that aims to become a reference for this subject in Spain, IATA, a CSIC center oriented towards research in food science, technology and biotechnology, focuses its scientific-technical objective in carrying out excellent research on the sustainable production of quality food, its safety, impact on health and...

22. November 2017 - 15:11

Last week the First National Meeting on Carotenoids in Microorganisms, Plants, Food and Health in the ADEIT was held in Valencia. The Congress gathered all the carotenoid experts from Spain that belong to CaRed, the "Networks of Excellence" funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, and had a broad national participation and European and South American guests. The opening ceremony of the event was chaired by the Rector of the University of Valencia, Professor Esteban Morcillo, and...

15. November 2017 - 9:48

IATA (Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology) will participate in the innovation project 'Potentiation of the healthy aspects of meat products', which will be attended by our colleague Mónica Flores. The project will be carried out by the Operative Group led by INTERPORC (Interprofessional of the White Coat Porcine), composed of 13 companies and 11 research centers. The project aims to continue innovating and improving the manufacture of products adapted to nutritional recommendations...

9. November 2017 - 9:49

Last days 7th and 8th of November, the Technical Conference of the Spanish Association of Cereal Technicians (AETC) was held in Valladolid. The director of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), Cristina Molina Rosell, also president of the association, gave the inaugural lecture of the event. Also our collage Marina Romani was there and participated with her presentation "Relationship between intestinal microbiota and health, and Contribution of fiber in the diet." The...

7. November 2017 - 16:37

Last Sunday 5th, in the newspaper Las Provincias, the article entitled "La Salud sabe a Naranjas" was published by the editor Laura Garcés. The article comments the nutritional and beneficial properties for the health of the oranges. For the realization, the opinions and comments of specialists in different fields, including our colleague and citrus expert, Lorenzo Zacarías, IATA research professor, who highlighted some of the most outstanding properties and characteristics of citrus fruits for...