Biotechnological Approaches for Food Waste Valorization
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2024 | Viewed by 667
Interests: fermentation process management; biofuel; biorefinery; value-added products
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Food waste, produced throughout the entire food supply chain, contains valuable bioactive compounds. Due to its composition, food waste represents a suitable feedstock for biorefineries for obtaining value-added products while minimizing environmental problems and helping the economy and society. Currently, biotechnological approaches are implemented as novel and green applications for food waste valorization and for improving their stability and applicability.
The aim of this Special Issue is to consider original studies on food waste reutilization techniques, mainly based on fermentation processes, such as submerged fermentation, solid state fermentation, and immobilized cell fermentation, for enhancing biofuel production and obtaining bioactive compounds, bioplastics, biopolymers, biofertilizers, enzymes, organic acids, or single-cell proteins. Moreover, research on valorization methods for consumable food waste for functional food production will be also considered.
Dr. Alessia Tropea
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