28 feb. 2012

(ACS) Publishing Your Research 101: Episode 1

Publishing Your Research 101
Episode 1

El primer episodio de la serie es una entrevista con el profesor George M. Whitesides de la Universidad de Harvard que ha publicado casi 600 artículos con publicaciones de la ACS, y en general, más de 1100 artículos, y ha servido como asesor de nueve revistas especializadas.














21 feb. 2012

Panorama del marco global de los agronegocios

Panorama del marco global de los agronegocios: posibles dificultades y cómo enfrentarlas
Marco Conejero - PWC (Price Waterhouse & Coopers) Brasil
Conferencia presentada durante la Asamblea del 20° Aniversario de la FEPALE.
Noviembre de 2011, Punta del Este. Uruguay

Fuente: Tecnología Láctea Latinoamericana 69(2011):6-12


Link para descargar: Agronegocios

19 feb. 2012

Beca de práctica profesional

BECA DE PRÁCTICA PROFESIONAL
“Inocuidad en alimentos. Xenobióticos en leche”
Proyecto Asociado: PNLEC 071021 – AETA 283921


Las becas se adjudicarán a ciudadanos argentinos nativos, por opción o naturalizados.

Con título profesional en:

  • Ingeniero o Licenciado en Tecnología de Alimentos,
  • Ingeniero Agrónomo,
  • Ingeniero Químico,
  • Médico Veterinario o
  • Bioquímico con formación en inocuidad alimentaria.

Con una duración de:

2 (dos) años con una evaluación final, al finalizar el primer año. Si la misma fuere negativa no se podrá acceder al segundo año de la beca. Al cabo de cada año de beca se deberá presentar un informe de las actividades realizadas.

Descargar documentos: Aquí

Bebidas Energizantes

Bebidas Energizantes

Energy Drinks: An Assessment of Their Market Size, Consumer Demographics, Ingredient Profile, Functionality, and Regulations in the United States

M.A. Heckman, K. Sherry, and E. Gonzalez de Mejia

The consumption of energy drinks is rapidly increasing, as demonstrated by their large market growth. The targeted demographic group is teenagers, young adults, 18 to 34 y old; although expansion into nontraditional markets is also occurring. It is claimed that energy drinks can offer an increased energy boost related to their ingredient profile of caffeine, taurine, herbal extracts, and vitamins. Research suggests that energy drink formulations, in addition to increasing energy utilization, may also improve mood, enhance physical endurance, reduce mental fatigue, and increase reaction time. However, inmost cases, the correspondingmechanisms of action are not clear. In addition, concerns have been raised over their safety and with a currently weak regulatory environment, efforts need to be made to ensure consumer safety. The objective of this article is to review the current U.S. energy drink market with emphasis on its market size, target demographic, active ingredients, potential benefits, safety, and regulations.

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La industria de la pesca del atún

La industria de la pesca del atún
Una nueva perspectiva de hidrolizados de proteínas de pescado

The Tuna Fishing Industry
A New Outlook on Fish Protein Hydrolysates

Herpandi, N. Huda, Rosma, A. and Wan Nadiah W.A.



Tuna (Thunnus spp.) and tuna-like species are significant sources of food and thus play a very important role in the economy of many countries. More than 48 species of tuna swarm the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, and the Mediterranean Sea. The annual global production of tuna has undergone a marked increase from less than 0.6 million metric tons in 1950 to almost 4.5 million metric tons in 2007. Tuna generally is processed as raw fish flesh and marketed as loins/steaks or as a canned food. In the tuna canning process, only about one-third of the whole fish is used. Thus, the canning industry generates as much as 70% solid wastes from original fish materials. This waste consists of muscle (after loins are taken), viscera, gills, dark flesh/muscle, head, bone, and skin. Conventionally, these protein-rich by-products from the tuna industry are processed into low market value products, such as fish meal and fertilizer. However, a promising alternative use of these by-products is as functional food ingredients. Fish protein hydrolysate (FPH), which is obtained through hydrolysis of tuna waste, can be used as an ingredient in food industries to provide functional effects such as whipping, gelling, and texturing properties. Recently, FPH was found to be a potential source of antioxidants (such as peptides with anticancer properties), antianemia compounds, and components for use in microbial growth media. This article is intended to summarize the existing knowledge about FPH, highlight some pertinent information related to the tuna fishing industry, and provide a new outlook on the production and applications of FPH.

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Manjar Blanco del Valle

Manjar Blanco del Valle
un dulce de leche típico colombiano

El Manjar Blanco del Valle es un postre lácteo obtenido de la concentración de una mezcla de azúcar blanca de caña y leche de vaca, con adición de harina, principalmente de arroz. Es un producto reconocido como una insignia gastronómica en el Valle del Cauca y su producción, en su mayor parte artesanal, ocupa un renglón importante en la economía de sus habitantes.. 


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