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Fruitful improvements in dairy hygiene

29 July 2005 | By Gun Wirtanen and Satu Salo, VTT Biotechnology, Espoo, Finland

The project ‘DairyNET – Hygiene control in dairies’ was built both on common synergy tasks performed in all Nordic countries and on national research studies. The synergy tasks dealt with rapid detection of cleaning agents and disinfectants residues, detection of organic soil in processing equipment hot spots and detection of…


Traditional and modern biotechnology

3 May 2005 | By Annika Wilhelmson, Anu Kaukovirta-Norja and Silja Home, VTT Biotechnology

The brewing industry has changed from local, small breweries to global companies and fully automated plants. Our knowledge on biological processes of the barley-to-beer chain and tools to control the process and product quality, benefit from the development of basic sciences and engineering. Beer has been brewed for thousands of…