Results of PGTF - Project INT/06/K04

INT/06/K04 - Yeast and yeast derivative production from cheese-whey

Submitter: “Universidad Nacional de Quilmes” based in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Subcontractor: Same as above
Priority area: Food and agriculture
Participating/beneficiary countries: 4 countries (Argentina, Costa Rica, El Salvador and Mexico)
PGTF input: US$30,000
Other inputs: US$347,000
Number: INT/06/K04
Duration: Twelve (12) months
Approval: 29th Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 22 September 2005)
Completion: Final report submitted on 1 December 2008
Impact: Research studies were conducted in Argentina, Costa Rica, Cuba and Mexico on alternative technologies and procedures for the utilization and disposal of cheese-whey aimed at reducing its environmental impact and producing food and food additives from yeast biomass to enhance the profitability of dairy industries.

Contact:   Dr. Jorge Ricardo Wagner
Department of Science and Technology, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes
Roque Saenz Peña 180
(B1876BXD) Bernal, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tel: (54-11)4365-7100
Fax: (54-11)4365-7101
Email: jwagner @

Final Report:

    • INT-06-K04 - FinalReport.pdf  *  [Language: English; Size: 3021KB]

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