Institute
INSTITUTO DE LA GRASA

Head researcher
JUAN GARRIDO FERNANDEZ

Chemistry and biochemistry of pigments


Identification of chlorophylls and carotenoids in foods and new food formula. Chlorophyll and carotenoid pigments as a source of food color. Pigments as biochemical markers of traceability, quality and health values of foods.

Main specialization

Scientific Area:
ERC discipline:
  • LS - LIFE SCIENCES
  • LS9 Applied Life Sciences and Non-Medical Biotechnology
Industrial Leadership:
  • 7. Other
  • 7.1. Other
Societal Challenges:
  • 2. Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and maritime research and the bioeconomy.
  • 2.2. Sustainable and competitive agri-food sector for a safe and healthy diet