A new review of the nutritional and functional properties of pulses and their constituents emphasises the opportunities for industry to find novel uses for pulses and develop more ingredients that can be used in convenience foods.
The American Association of Cereal Chemists, a group that evolved
out of the need to create standardised methodology for the cereal
grains industry, is to expand to include the growing field of
Food scientists have found a way to eat bean-filled food like
curries and salads with far fewer episodes of flatulence. Indian
researchers have discovered that blasting some beans with gamma
rays can help oust most of the chemicals...