Reynaldo C. Mabesa

Field of award: Food Science

Year awarded: 1987

Division: Chemical Sciences

Citation:

In recognition of his researches in food sanitation and hygiene, quality control and food microbiology. Dr. Mabesa’s studies helped reduce incidence of microbiological contaminants, thus maintaining the quality, shelf-life and safety of various foods. His work on fish sauce manufacture and corresponding ingredients such as salt has resulted in a clearer understanding of the “patis” production process towards greater economy, safety and efficiency.

Education: PhD (Food Science) University of Missouri-Columbia 1978; MS (Food Science) University of the Philippines 1974; BS (Agriculture) University of the Philippines 1970