Bioenrichment of Vitamin B12 in Fermented Foods

  • Busaba YongsmithEmail author
  • Vichien Kitpreechavanich
  • Janpen Tangjitjaroenkun
  • Warawut Krusong
Part of the Integrating Food Science and Engineering Knowledge Into the Food Chain book series (ISEKI-Food, volume 12)


Vitamin B12 (cobalamins) is important for nutrition and health but it cannot be synthesized by plants or animals. Vitamin B12 enrichment in some vegetarian diets by the safe bacteria have been developed and presented.


Vegetarian diets Vitamin B12 bioenrichment Thua-nao Tempeh Kimchi 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Busaba Yongsmith
    • 1
    Email author
  • Vichien Kitpreechavanich
    • 1
  • Janpen Tangjitjaroenkun
    • 2
  • Warawut Krusong
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology, Faculty of ScienceKasetsart UniversityBangkokThailand
  2. 2.Faculty of Science at Si RachaKasetsart UniversityChonburiThailand
  3. 3.Fermentation Technology Division, Faculty of Agro-IndustryKing Mongkut’s Institute of Technology LadkrabangBangkokThailand

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