Study of sorption properties of selected fruit fibres and pomace – PART 2

MATERIALS AND METHODOLOGY OF WORK Characteristics of the research material The research material was commercial fibre and fruit pomace from chokeberry, blackcurrant and apples in the form of powders obtained from GreenField Sp. z o.o.  Sp. k. (Warsaw). The tested materials were uniformly finely divided in the range of 0-425 μm. Before examining the kinetics and isotherms of water vapor adsorption, the […]


Cocoa fibre powder – high fibre, clean label, low fat

At the beginning of October 2021 cocoa prices declined as a result of excess supply despite the year-on-year increase in grindings for the third quarter of 2021 reported by the main regional cocoa associations. While prices declined on the ICE Futures stock markets, cocoa grindings actually increased substantially in Europe, South-East Asia and North America, as represented by the European Cocoa Association (ECA) finding […]


FSSC 22000 food certification

Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 is a food safety certification system based on the existing, internationally recognized ISO 22000 standard and supplemented by technical standards such as ISO TS 22002-1 for food production and ISO TS 22002-4 for packaging production. It is also fully consistent with other standards such as ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. The standard is aimed in particular at the food, […]


Study of sorption properties of selected fruit fibres and pomace – PART 1

ABSTRACT Study of sorption properties of selected fruit fibres and pomace Pomace, which are waste product generate a huge problem in fruit and vegetable industry. Numerous studies prove that dried pomace and fibre powder are valuable source of many nutrients. Due to their properties, their popularity is growing in many industries. There were determined water vapour isotherms and kinetics for selected fruit fibres and pomace. […]


Changes of consumers behaviour during COVID-19 period.

Recent months have shown that Covid-19 has changed consumer behaviour in terms of eating, cooking, shopping and living. In October 2020 Health Focus International has made a research which shows how strong influence on nutritional trends had the period of the global pandemic. The study included markets: Germany, Spain, UK, USA, Brazil and China with total around 3000 respondents. According to the […]


Growth of demand for natural plant based fibre powders

According to Innova Market Insights, the number of new products based on natural ingredients – fruit and vegetable ingredients – increased by about 4% annually in 2016 -2020. But if we take into account plant based claims the number of new products based on fruit and vegetable ingredients increased by about 54% yearly over the years 2016 -2020. Is this also […]