The article wrote by Isabella Maglietti Smith, Paola Florio and Silvia Folloni is focused on the quality and nutritional properties of ancient grain compared with the modern wheat varieties. Published on Pastaria Journal n.3, May 2015
Roberto Ranieri will participates as invited speaker at the “Whole Grain Summit 2015″ that will be held in Portland (USA) next June, from 24th to 26th. Roberto will report about Developing and Customizing Whole Grain Breads for European Consumers, particularly describing the HealthBread Project.
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On 7th March 2015, Open Fields attended the Joint Point Project sponsored by Verona University, for the new Bando 2015 presentation. Join Point Project, born with the intention to promote the interactions between University, Companies and Region to set up shared research projects, involving Verona University and the private sector of the territory. Open Fields since 2014, in collaboration with Professor Antonella Furini (Department of Biotechnologies, Verona University), is engaged in the study of different varieties of Triticum monococcum to evaluate the α- gliadins toxicity and the ω-gliadins possible protective effects with the aim to make innovative food prototypes suitable for the non celiac gluten sensitive people.
Organized in collaboration with the CRA-MAC (Research Unit for maize-colture) of Bergamo, the IX Congress of the Italian Association of Cereal Science and Technology (AISTEC) was held in Bergamo at the Conference Hall, of the Cloister of St. Augustine. The conference – titled ‘A World of Cereals – Potential and Challenges’; took place from the 12th to 14th of June 2013. As well as highlighting present state of the art technological advancements, the future challenges of Italian research were discussed. The participants, more than 110, were experts in the cereals sector, researchers and manufacturers of equipment and scientific instruments in the field of cereal quality. Click here to view the conference program.
As a conference participant and project partner in the EU (FP7 funded) “HeathBread project, Open Fields took this opportunity to presented a poster outlining the aims and objectives of the HealthBread. See www.healthbread.eu