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Turning winemaking waste into food supplements and flowerpots

By Damir Beciri
19 March 2013

osu-wine-grape-pulp-1Not so long ago, we published a story about orange pomace and its potential to be used as gluten-free flour, and researchers at the Oregon State University (OSU) have discovered how to turn the pulp from crushed wine grapes into a natural food preservative, biodegradable packaging materials, as well as a nutritional enhancement for baked… »

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Mustard seed meal could be used as natural food preservative

By Damir Beciri
One Comment28 March 2012

mustard-seedAnonymously compiled Ancient Roman cookbook from the late 4th or early 5th century reveals that Romans used to mix unfermented grape juice (must) with ground mustard seeds (sinapis) to make “burning must” (mustum ardens) — hence the name “must ard”. Its production changed over time and researchers from University of Alberta (U of A) discovered… »