01.11
2017

New filtration equipment for Interreg project ‘Whey Valorization’

Interreg EST/LAT project “Whey Valorization” is underway at TFTAK and our Latvian partner company Smiltenes Piens. The lead partner of the project is Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies (TFTAK). Smiltenes Piens (SP) is the third largest cheese producer in …

08.09
2017

Excellent grades for CFFT in evaluation of science institutions

Fresh evaluation report evaluates 20 R&D institutions in Estonia, among them the Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies. Evaluation committee consisted of 22 accredited foreign experts from various universities in Europe – Sweden, U.K., Lithuania, Germany, France, Denmark and Finland. …

26.07
2017

CFFT has joined the ADAPTER network

We are happy to announce that CFFT has joined the ADAPTER network. ADAPTER is an entrepreneurship cooperation platform between research and development organizations, established by 6 public Estonian universities. The aim of ADAPTER is to offer companies fast and simple …

13.07
2017

Ministers visit Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies

12.07.17 Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Jari Leppä and Minister of Rural Affairs Tarmo Tamm, alongside with representing delegations, visited Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies. Main topics of discussion were: * Methods of modern food technology; * R&D in …

12.06
2017

Marianna Surženko defense of the PhD Thesis “Selection of Functional Starter Bacteria for Type I Sourdough Process”

Defense : 28.06.2017, 12:00 PM, Place: TUT building of Natural Sciences, room SCI-109 Marianna Surženko, “Selection of Functional Starter Bacteria for Type I Sourdough Process” Supervisor: Doctor Inga Sarand, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Tallinn University of Technology Opponents: Doctor …

19.05
2017

PhD defense of Sten Erm “Use of Mother-Daughter Multi-Bioreactor Systems for Studies of Steady State Microbial Growth Space”

CFFT employee and PhD student Sten Erm will defend his PhD thesis “Use of Mother-Daughter Multi-Bioreactor Systems for Studies of Steady State Microbial Growth Space” May 30, 2017, 14:00 , in TUT Natural Sciences building, SCI-109. Microbial physiology analysis is …

12.05
2017

Estonians are trying to save the planet with meat substitutes

CFFT is cooperating with EthicoFoods, a company aiming to develop high-quality and tasty meat substitutes. The CEO of EthicoFoods, Anu Menon, explained that they want the meat-eaters to still get the satisfaction associated with eating meat. Thus, they’ve tried to …

17.04
2017

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27.03
2017

CFFT dry sourdough advances to Top30

CFFT friend and distributor Vaga Aed made it in the top30 of the idea competition Ajujaht. Vaga Aed produces and distributes dry sourdough (developed by CFFT) and green powder of freeze-dried nettle. With dry sourdough we make a revolution in …

04.01
2017

Estonian National Contest for University Students

One of the award recipients is also from the ranks of CFFT – Kaspar Mooses. In the field of bio- and environmental sciences he received an award for the work: “Optimization of soy and rice protein hydrolysis for production of …