Membrane processing: Natural antioxidants from winemaking by-products

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Winemaking by-products are a low-cost and rich source of valuable phenolic compounds with widely recognised health benefits. Membrane separation processes are ideal for recovering these compounds, ensuring high quality of the extracts produced. As a result of the gentle nature of membrane processing, the final products can justify the label 'natural', which is essential for most food and cosmetic markets. Carla Brazinha explains.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)32-35
JournalFiltration & Separation
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

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