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Fructooligosaccharides production from agro-wastes as alternative low-cost source

  • de la Rosa, Orlando; Flores-Gallegos, Adriana Carolina; Muñíz-Marquez, Diana; Nobre, Clarisse; Contreras-Esquivel, Juan C.; Aguilar, Cristobal N.
  • Trends in Food Science & Technology, 91, 139-146, 2019

Publisher: Elsevier

Abstract

Background The prebiotic properties of fructooligosaccharides (FOS) are well documented. The high demand of functional food by the food, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries have lead researchers to explore new and more feasible processes to produce FOS. Not only economical substrates are being exploited to reduce costs, but also, seeking to attend a global problem, the excessive generation of agro-industrial wastes that are polluting the earth, which are not being completely exploited, have been a concern. Scope and approach The purpose of this review is to present a concise (but wide- ...

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