Application of modern enzyme technology in Chinese traditional fermented food processing
Professor Chan, Daniel Kwong On (Principal investigator)
HKU Project Code
Industrial Support Fund
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.