BREWER`S SPENT HOP POLYPHENOLS CHARACTERIZATION AND INDUSTRIAL EXPLOITATION

Teodora Emilia COLDEA, Elena MUDURA, Ancuța Mihaela ROTAR, Liana Claudia SALANȚĂ, Carmen Rodica POP, Cosmin DARAB

Abstract


Beer industry generates important amounts of by-products. Last decade forced industrials to improve waste management and studies focused the exploitation of these by-products in ones with added value. Brewing industry by products were transformed into cosmetical, pharmacological, food ingredients, feed products, chemicals used in agriculture or in energy production. Brewers` spent hops were successfully exploited in chemical industry, pharmacology, animal husbandry and food industry.

Keywords


brewer`s spent hop, characterization, industrial exploitation

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