New article on insect infestation management

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Rice (Oryza sativa L.) is a staple food for about half of the world’s population. Therefore, it is important to search for solutions that minimise losses and production costs for producers and ensure food quality and safety for consumers. Improved methods for the detection and monitoring of hidden infestations are useful for adopting infestation control measures. Chemical methods are used to...

New article on design thinking for food

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Portugal is the greatest European rice consumer. Thus, incorporating whole rice and rice bran in innovative rice products is challenging. An experimental method based on the creativity association theory was applied. A group of nine students performed simple brainstorming to generate recipe ideas. Following the Design Thinking approach, a group of nine chefs received a stimulus to generate words...

New article on antimicrobial activity

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IATA-CSIC has published an article related to our TRACE-RICE project, with the title "Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of grape extract against Bacillus cereus in rice".

The antimicrobial potential of grape extract was assessed in cooked rice against Bacillus cereus. Grape extract efficacy was tested at 1, 5 and 10 mL/L, at pH 4.5, 5.5 and 6.5; and at incubation...

Improving Mediterranean Agro-Food Value Chains

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As part of the TRACE-RICE Communication & Dissemination plan activities, INIAV in collaboration with APH (Portuguese Horticulture Association) will organize the seminar ‘New advances from PRIMA projects for improving Mediterranean Agro-Food value chains’ jointed with the next General Assembly (GA) meeting at 18-19 May 2023 in Oeiras (20 km from Lisbon), Portugal.

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IATA-CSIC presented a poster in Equador

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A poster under the title "Optimización del desgrasado del arroz" was presented by IATA-CSIC at the VIII Congreso Ecuatoriano de ingenieria en Alimentos, organized by the Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, held from November 30th to December 2nd in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The work was carried out by Eva Grau, Raquel Garzón, Dolores Rodrigo and Cristina M. Rosell.

IATA-CSIC work was awarded

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The scientific work done by IATA-CSIC received an award at the 10th Food Science, Biotechnology & Safety Congress, Latin Food 2022, organized by the Mexican Association of Food Science and held November 16-18th in Puebla, Mexico. This work was under the title "Benchmarking of rice-based beverages", and won the first prize as an oral presentation in the area of Food Product Development and...

TRACE-RICE presented at ICFNH 2022

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The TRACE-RICE project was presented last 17 th November at 1st International Congress on Food, Nutrition & Public Health - Towards a sustainable future - ICFNH 2022, held by Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge in Lisbon. The ICFNH 2022 was addressed the sustainable food production and consumption, sustainable diets and human nutrition and impact of sustainable food and...

Two TRACE-RICE posters were presented

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The TRACE-RICE project was presented last 23rd to the 26th of October at XVI Encontro de Química dos Alimentos in the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco. The congress was focused on ‘Innovation on food sustainability, safety and quality’ and brought together more than a hundred of stakeholders to discuss recent and emerging issues, namely bioactive compounds, omics in food analysis, food...

A stage for consumer acceptance of innovative rice beverage at science festival

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TRACE-RICE explained the "world of rice"; during the second edition of FIC.A -International Science Festival and take the opportunity for testing the consumer acceptance of innovative rice beverage. This event took place from the 10th to the 16th October 2022, at the Hub-ACT, Porto Salvo in Oeiras and was a truly international celebration of science and knowledge within society. For 7 days, the...