Application of modern enzyme technology in Chinese traditional fermented food processing


Grant Data
Project Title
Application of modern enzyme technology in Chinese traditional fermented food processing
Principal Investigator
Professor Chan, Daniel Kwong On   (Principal investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
1997-07-01
Completion Date
1999-06-30
Amount
2541000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
AF/110/97
Grant Type
Industrial Support Fund
Funding Year
1997/1998
Status
Completed
Objectives
To setup a specialized laboratory to promote the safe and effective use of enzyme technology in the food manufacture and processing industry: (1) as a core project, it will study the enzymatic processes involved in the fermentation of Chinese foods with the aim of improving the process in the factory setting; (2) the laboratory setup will be in a high degree of readiness to provide advanced analytical service and protocol development to tackle enzyme-based problems put to it by the local food industry; (3) it will provide a training and literature service to help factories to plan and set up their own monitoring programme.