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Preserving Food’s Freshness: Trehalose

Aired: Nov. 26, 2021

“Trehalose,” is a rare carbohydrate found in natural ingredients such as mushrooms. Its most notable characteristic is that it can keep food fresh for a longer period of time, and is expected to contribute in solving global food waste.

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Trehalose
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Food products kept fresh and longer-lasting with the use of Trehalose
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Trehalose is extracted from natural foodstuffs such as mushroom
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Comparison of meat with Trehalose (right) added before frying and without (left)

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