As a professional historian, Dr Andrea Löw’s job takes her to some of the most remote corners of the world, including Australia, Morocco, Namibia, Vietnam and Mongolia. And, as a dedicated sportswoman, she can often be found exploring these exotic destinations in a pair of running shoes and a technical T-shirt. However, her passion for running stems from an unlikely beginning as a long-distance athlete.
Based on its texture- and taste-providing properties, gelatin makes fortified gummy candies a palatable way to transport active substances into the body. Launched in the late 1990s in the US, fortified gummies have become a viable alternative delivery method for active substances — for both children and grown-ups. Let’s take a quick look at the positioning and flavor trends that are currently driving growth in this category.
Hosting 100 participants from 20 countries, GELITA once again invited attendees to discover new product developments, innovations and novel concepts at its biennial Food Symposium in October 2019. But, offering much more than just a conference, this inspiring and fun event served up a comprehensive mixture of high-quality presentations, an interactive program of varied activities and plenty of peer-to-peer networking.
In the metalworking industry, cooling lubricants are needed in many milling, drilling and grinding applications astools, work pieces and equipment must be protected from the heat and wear. Currently the most common cooling lubricants consist of water for cooling, mineral oil for lubricating and emulsifiers to stabilize these water-and-oil mixtures.
Since 2011, professional skier Christina Ackermann had been struggling with incidences of recurring pain in her right knee. The diagnosis: degeneration and microcalcification of the quadriceps tendon owing to chronic inflammation and infection. Unfortunately, a prolonged period of physiotherapy and injections failed to solve the problem … which meant that an operation was the only remaining option. So, in 2013, the calcified material and the necrotic/inflamed tendon tissue was removed.