The International Institute of Agri-Food Security (IIAFS) is pleased to announce a seminar presentation on africa and the art (and a smidgen of science) of artisan gluten-free beverages. The seminar will be presented by Professor John RN Taylor from Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being, University of Pretoria.
Find out about the techniques used by generations of African women maltsters and brewers at a seminar on Wednesday 26 November.
- Wednesday 26 November 2014
- 5.00 pm - 7.00 pm
- Bank West Lecture Theatre, Building 200A, Curtin University, Bentley
About the topic
In sub-Saharan Africa, historically there was no barley for beer making. However, necessity is the mother of invention. Generations of African women maltsters and brewers developed ingenious technologies to brew high quality beers and non-alcoholic beverages using the local available grains, sorghum and millets.
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About the presenter
John Taylor is a Professor in the Department of Food Science and is the Research Theme Leader for Functional Biomolecules and Functional Foods in the Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
Please register now to attend the seminar on Wednesday 26 November 2014.
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