BSc Food Biotechnology (UFS), BSc (Hons) Food Science (UFS), MSc Biotechnology (UFS), PhD Wine Biotechnology (Stellenbosch)
Fields of expertise: Fruit and vegetable processing
Tel: + 27 (0)12 420-3002
E-mail: [email protected]
- South African Association for Food Science & Technology (SAAFoST)
- South African Society of Microbiology
Orchid ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0560-6688
Dr Mehlomakulu is a lecturer at the department of Consumer Sciences and Food Sciences, University of Pretoria. She currently lectures on fruit and vegetable processing. Her research focus is the processing of fruit and vegetables, specifically post-harvest quality and preservation of fresh produce. She has experience in yeast biotechnology and has worked on non-saccharomyces yeasts as cheese starter cultures or sources of antimicrobial compounds used in lowering the ethanol content of wine. Her research interest is food preservation using biological methods and processes.