Expert Input by
Geenan Gel

Expert Input / Published May 4, 2018 by Hayunda Lail Zahara

Hayunda Lail Zahara

Expert Input

Thankyou food experts for the feedback!

1) "Great work! Geenan Gel which uses kappa-carrageenan as the main material could be one of the best solutions to maintain the quality of marine food products and to empower coastal community for sustainable development!"
-Danar Praseptiangga, Ph.D.
(Head of Laboratory of Food Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Food Science and Technology, Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS), Indonesia)

2) “A Geenan Gel is really a smart idea that had been translated into a great work. It can be an effective solution to overcome the fisheries products deterioration problem in tropical countries due to warm temperature. Moreover, Geenan Gel might also enhance the safety and quality of fisheries products. Interestingly, this piece of work is also emphasized to utilize the natural resources which is abundant in the area, as well as to empower the coastal communities in improving their economic and social status.”
-Muhammad Zukhrufuz Zaman, Ph.D.
(Coordinator of Food Safety and Biotechnology Research Group, Department of Food Science and Technology, Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS), Indonesia)

3) “Great job! It's so wonderful for producing Geenan Gel as Ice Gel from seaweed. It empowers natural and human resources in local coastal community. It would be very useful for fishermen to keep their fishery products fresh with low cost.”
-Dian Rachmawanti Affandi, S.TP., M.P.
(Lecturer, Department of Food Science and Technology, Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS), Indonesia)

4) "There has to be an accompaniment to be realized in real terms, not stopping in papers or seminars. Doing the development of applications to end users is important. Because the economies scale up are more difficult."
-Ira Budi Astuti, S.Pt., M.P.
(R&D Manager of Rice Division PT. Tiga Pilar Sejahtera Food, Tbk.)