you ever wondered what
is so special about chocolate or what
makes beer lose its head?
of Food Research has the answer to these and other food-related
science themes at the centre of the Institute's aims are Food
Safety, Nutrition & Health, and Food Material Properties.
Safety: This research looks into creating safer food, particularly
by helping to reduce the incidence of food poisoning.
Nutrition and Health: This area is focused on understanding
the links between diet and health with the long-term aim of
improving the health of the population.
Food Material Properties: The institute aims to provide
the public and the food industry with high quality foods - that
they will want to eat and that can be processed into attractive
To find out more about the work of the Institute of Food Research
the website at http://www.ifrn.bbsrc.ac.uk