Technical papers

Gillian

Conquering the control of insoluble and soluble starch with novel applications of amylase

Abstract The new knowledge that there is markedly more insoluble starch than previously considered in products across both the sugarcane factory and refinery has processing implications. This includes the application of a-amylases in the factory to control not only soluble […]

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Assessing post-harvest cane deterioration

As was the case for other topics in previous Blackboards, post-harvest cane deterioration was already studied more than 120 years ago. Hes (1950) quotes results obtained in many countries over the period 1894 to 1946. He states that burning increased […]