All news articles for May 2019

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'The future of food is unlocking the potential of proteins’ says CEO

Chilean biotech start-up enzymatically engineers healthier foods

By Niamh Michail

Protera Biosciences enzymatically engineers the proteins in food to make them healthier and more functional; turning saturated fats into healthier, unsaturated ones is just one possibility. We caught up with its CEO and founder to find out more.

Carageenan is used as a texturizer. © GettyImages/nazimpressions

Gelymar doubles carrageenan capacity

By Niamh Michail

Chilean seaweed supplier Gelymar has completed its US$15 million investment, doubling its production capacity of clean label texturizer carrageenan.