Expertise leader Protein technology , Wageningen University & Research
Dr. Laurice Pouvreau is a research scientist and project leader ‘Protein technology’ at Wageningen University & Research (WUR). Laurice trained as a protein chemist in France, after which she acquired her PhD in the Food Chemistry chair group of WUR, studying potato proteins. Laurice further pursued interest in plant proteins at NIZO, a contract research institute, and subsequently at Cargill, where she gained experience in (mild) fractionation, structuring and application in food products using a broad range of plant proteins. Laurice is driven to contribute to improving the quality of new sources of protein and delivering sustainable and tasty food products.
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Watch this panel discussion to find out which processing technologies could enable the production of plant-based substitutes with a similar fibrous texture to chicken or beef.