The ACGT database is a compilation of biosciences research skills, techniques and specialised equipment of scientists at the University of Witwatersrand, University of Pretoria, CSIR, University of Johannesburg and the Agricultural Research Council. ACGT is instrumental in creating an awareness of the regional research activities and programmes. It was created to stimulate coordination of research efforts between the partner institutions and provide a platform for future collaborations.

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Research Programme Detail

Research Programme NameProduct and Process Development Group
Research Programme DescriptionResearch is in the following areas: Food Additives, Nutraceuticals and Shelf life studies.
Research Programme TechniquesVacuum osmotic dehydration, Microwave drying, Spray drying, Canning, Extrusion
Research Programme KeywordsFood processing, Product development, Food Additives, Food preservation, Shelf life studies, Osmotic dehydration, Microwave drying, Extrusion, Dry blending
Research FieldFood science
Responsible PersonBotha, Gerda

Associated Scientists

Last Name First Name Title E-mail Address Department & Institution
Botha Gerda Dr Biosciences Division, CSIR