Centre for Food Chemistry and Technology



The mission of the Food Research Centre is to contribute to the research fields of Food Technology, Food Chemistry, and Food Microbiology.

Research topics include:

  • microplastics in food,
  • allergens in food,
  • food proteins,
  • insect-based foods,
  • non-destructive analysis of foods for detecting food fraud and food authenticity,
  • life cycle analysis of food production processes,
  • antimicrobial strategies for fruit and vegetables,
  • food digestion.


The members of the Food Research Centre contribute to theoretical and practical courses at GUGC. The Centre also prepares students (BA/MA/PhD) for their careers in food science, both in academia, R&D, and food production.


The Food Research Centre provides education for undergraduate students in the BSc programmes of Environmental Technology, Food Technology and Molecular Biotechnology: