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Technology opens doors for collaboration and capacity-building between African universitieshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=3514 Technology opens doors for collaboration and capacity-building between African universitiesPia Nänny​A capacity-building project linked to Stellenbosch University's (SU) Faculty of AgriSciences and funded by the European Union has paved the way for SU's Centre for Learning Technologies to extend its footprint through its Division forTelematic Services.
Faculty's top students acknowledged at Prestige Eveninghttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=3781Faculty's top students acknowledged at Prestige EveningEngela Duvenage​Two Food Science students, Emma van der Merwe and Lara Moller, were the top achievers from the Faculty of AgriSciences invited to the University's annual prestige evening for first year students
Not all SA orange juices are equally healthyhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=3892Not all SA orange juices are equally healthyEngela DuvenageFood scientist Dr Cindy Hunlun conducted the first investigative study of its kind in South Africa on the content and health value of locally produced orange juice.
Nutritious veggie chocolate spread set to take food science students placeshttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=3972Nutritious veggie chocolate spread set to take food science students placesEngela DuvenageA chocolate sandwich spread crammed with sweet potato and beans sounds like the perfect way in which parents can sneak more vegetables into their children's food. Matie food scientists hope that S'coolBeans will win them an international student prize.
If cabbage is anything to go by, South Africans waste too much foodhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=3971If cabbage is anything to go by, South Africans waste too much foodEngela Duvenagef cabbage is anything to go by, stacks of money and litres of water are wasted when farmed produce goes uneaten in South Africa. Stellenbosch University researchers say over cabbages worth R16 million are wasted annually.
nGAP position allocated to Food Science brings reliefhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4084nGAP position allocated to Food Science brings reliefPia NännyThe Department of Food Science within the Faculty of AgriSciences received one of four nGap positions allocated to Stellenbosch University (SU).
New MSc programme focuses on food provision, nutrition and food securityhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4169New MSc programme focuses on food provision, nutrition and food securityEngela DuvenageThe two year MSc programme in Food and Nutrition Security will help policy makers and people in non-government organisations to make educated decisions on questions about food provision, food security and nutrition.
Maties team comes second in international competition with their nutritious sweet potato and chocolate spread https://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4203Maties team comes second in international competition with their nutritious sweet potato and chocolate spread Engela DuvenageS'coolBeans, a nutritious chocolate spread containing sweet potato and sugar beans, came second in the international Food Science Students Fighting Hunger product development competition. The low-cost spread is the brain child of SU food science students.
Achievements of food scientists, horticulturalists and meat scientists acknowledgedhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4449 Achievements of food scientists, horticulturalists and meat scientists acknowledgedEngela DuvenageThe excellence of staff and students of the Faculty of AgriSciences have been acknowledged in many ways over the past few months – from food science to horticulture and meat science.
SU researchers develop method to detect if honey fraud happens in SAhttps://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4704SU researchers develop method to detect if honey fraud happens in SAEngela DuvenageResearchers from Stellenbosch University (SU) and the Sapienza University of Rome have worked proactively to develop a method that South African producers and distributors of honey can use to test whether whether the products they sell are the real thing