Nutrition & Food Science: Volume 38 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: International focus on foods

Guest Editors: Dr Mabel Blades

Nutritional composition of Gongronema latifolium and Vernonia amygdalina

Afolabi Frederick Eleyinmi, Peter Sporns, David C. Bressler

To investigate the potential food, feed and industrial values of some tropical underutilized medicinal plant materials.


Knowledge and practices of food safety regulators in Southern India

R.V. Sudershan, G.M. Subba Rao, Pratima Rao, M. Vishnu Vardhana Rao, Kalpagam Polasa

To assess knowledge, perceptions and practices of grassroots‐level food safety regulators.


Application of whey in fermented beverage production using kefir starter culture

M. Mazaheri Assadi, F. Abdolmaleki, R.R. Mokarrame

Milk whey is a by‐product of the cheese‐making industry which presents about 85‐95 per cent of the milk volume. Whey fermentation by the isolated kefir starter culture could be a…


Fermentation of Jerusalem artichoke by Zymomonas and Saccharomyces

M. Bekers, D. Upite, E. Kaminska, R. Linde, R. Scherbaka, A. Danilevich, M. Grube

The aim of this study is to find out the appropriate fermentation conditions of Jerusalem artichoke powder (JAP) based media to obtain light beverage containing inulin.

The influence of processing techniques on the energy, ash properties and elemental composition of cashew nut (Anacardium occidentale Linn)

T.N. Fagbemi

The purpose of this paper is to provide information on how processing technique affects some of the nutrient in cashew nut. It aims to guide processors of the nut on the…


Preparation of sourdough bread using a blend of bacterial culture and baker's yeast

Faqir M. Anjum, Imran Pasha, Kashif Ghafoor, M. Issa Khan, M. Ali Raza

Wheat is the staple food in many parts of the world and bread is one of the most important products of wheat flour. There is a need for innovations in bread making to increase its…


Urban and rural households' fresh chicken meat consumption behaviors in Turkey

İbrahim Yıldırım, Melike Ceylan

The major purpose of this study was to compare the fresh chicken meat consumption structure of urban and rural households of different income levels in Van province, Turkey.


“The white stuff?”: An investigation into consumer evaluation of the Scottish celebrity milk marketing campaign

John A. Bower, Nicola Mateer

To examine the perceptions of Scottish consumers regarding the current “milk moustache” marketing campaign in order to discover aspects of milk perception, the campaign's…


Folate content of different edible portions of vegetables and fruits

Katherine M. Phillips, Amy S. Rasor, David M. Ruggio, Karen R. Amanna

Significant differences may occur in the nutrient content of different edible portions of vegetables and fruits. The purpose of this study was to screen the folate content of…

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