Award for Belgian researcher

A £5,000 international research prize has been won by a 35-year old Dr Chantal Smout, a researcher from Belgium.

The award, announced by stabiliser systems supplier G. C. Hahn in Lübeck, Germany, was for“Structure engineering of fruit and vegetable products by controlling the enzymatic activity of endogenous and exogenous pectinases.

Anne-Christiane Thomsen, general manager, believed the work deserved special appreciation.“The innovative level of Dr Smout’s work regarding applied technology is high and the potential translation into industrial application in the food industry is very promising, she said.

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