Life Sciences and Facility Management
With our broad range of skills and specialist knowledge in the areas of nutrition, health, society and the environment, the LSFM in Wädenswil is the place where research and practice meet.
This spectacular location on the left bank of the Lake of Zurich is home to about 1500 students and 600 employees, working at the pulse of society and the forefront of science.
Rhubarb juice as a natural antioxidant
Researchers at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) have used rhubarb juice as a natural antioxidant in food production for the first time. Products, such as cut apple pieces, have been processed without the need for ascorbic acid and sulphur and have remained fresher longer. The cost-effectiveness of various rhubarb varieties is now being investigated.