Esther Sanmartín

Researcher. New Foods

Pleasure and convenience, nutritional and health claims, food processing technologies


Parque Tecnológico de Bizkaia Astondo Bidea. Edificio 609 48160 - Derio (Bizkaia) Spain


BSc in Food Science and Technology, and PhD in Applied Chemistry. Since 2011, she works as a research scientist in the Food Research Division of AZTI.

Her current research interests focus on the study of food structures, and the effect of the application of different innovative food processes/treatments and formulations in their technological properties.

Particularly, Esther has a broad background in the application of innovative process (e.g. Maillard reaction) or technologies (e.g. Pulse light,) for the improvement of technological functionality of food proteins (interfacial behavior, gelling, foaming and emulsifying properties).