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International Hydrocolloids Conference

International Hydrocolloids Conference

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This well branded International Conference on Hydrocolloids was initialized by Professor Glyn O. Phillips in 1990, and the first one was hosted by Professor Katsuyoshi Nishinari in Tsukuba, Japan in 1992. The following conferences have been successfully held in USA, Australia, Canada, Norway, Singapore, China every other year, as detailed in the following table. The topics of the conference were initially focused on hydrocolloids for food and non-food applications; in recent years, the themes have been expanded to include dietary fibres and bioactive polysaccharides. In collaboration with Elsevier, each conference published a special issue in Food Hydrocolloids and Bioactive Carbohydrates and Dietary Fibre; these special issues have been well received and become highly cited issues.