Kaisu Riihinen

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Expertise area

My expertise combines R&D&I of food industry to the regulatory framework and scientific evidence. Happy to work as a part of VTT’s food experts and turn various raw materials (especially novel) to functional protein and lipid ingredients and these ingredients to food solutions with authentic taste, texture and nutritional profile. Proud to develop the future of food!

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Life sciences, Doctorate, Phenolic compounds in berries, University of Eastern Finland

Award Date: 8 Dec 2005

External positions

Adjuct Professor, University of Eastern Finland

2012 → …

Skills and expertise

  • Berries
  • plant protein
  • rapeseed
  • novel food
  • regulatory
  • food ingredients
  • isolation proteins
  • functionality
  • antiadhesion
  • phenolic compounds
  • flavonoids
  • flavonols
  • anthocyanins


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