Nutritech - Rethinking the Food Chain

Academy Professor Kaisa Poutanen was conferred Honorary Doctor in Food Sciences at University of Helsinki

11.6.2014 5:36

 

University of Helsinki, The Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, summoned eight top professors and specialists, both Finnish and  international, as honorary doctors in their Solemn Conferment in Helsinki 6 June 2014.  Academy Professor Kaisa Poutanen of VTT was named as internationally highly recognized promoter of wholegrain, in particular rye products, with long and intense research collaboration with the Faculty. Her mission is to develop new foods to help address obesity and other nutrition related public health problems. Her particular area of interest has been the impact of bioprocessing on dietary fibre and bioactive compounds of cereals and their role in relevant metabolic functions.

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