HealthFerm presented at the 8th International Conference on Dietary Fibre 2022
The HealthFerm project was presented at the 8th International Dietary Fibre Conference 2022 (DF22) which took place on 16-18 October 2022 in Leuven, Belgium. The conference was hosted by the Laboratory of Food Chemistry and Biochemistry of the KU Leuven, which is the coordinator of HealthFerm, and co-organised by ICC, an affiliated partner of HealthFerm.
DF22, entitled “Towards Unlocking the Full Potential of Fibre for Food, Function and Global Health” presented the latest research on dietary fibre. Important topics such as food DF fermentation and the gut microbiome; mixed DF - plant protein systems and sidestream valorisation and biorefining have been discussed. 200 participants from more than 30 countries around the globe attended the conference. 57 posters and 38 oral presentations contributed to the attractive scientific programme of DF22, presented in 8 sessions.
HealthFerm was presented as a poster by Dr Yamina De Bondt, scientific project manager of the project, and mentioned during the keynote lecture of the coordinator of HealthFerm, Prof. Christophe Courtin.