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The Science Behind Beer and Food Pairings

Beer isn’t just for nuts and pretzels anymore. You can now find the perfect brew to accompany your favorite food, whether it’s picnic fare or haute cuisine, according to one of the nation’s top brewmasters. There are even beers that pair well...
20-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Surface Coatings for Food Facilities Hold Promise for Food Safety

One of the keys to preventing food-borne illness and food waste is making sure that the surfaces at production facilities remain free of contamination between scheduled cleanings.So researchers are investigating special new coatings that are more...
20-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Emotional Appeal Is a Crucial Ingredient for a Product's Success

Many new food products fail, but that might not be the case if manufacturers better understood the emotions behind consumer choices, says psychologist Herb Meiselman, an expert in the fields of sensory and consumer research. Product developers need...
20-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Sensors on Packages Can Detect Spoiled Foods

It’s just a matter of time before many different foods have “intelligent packaging,” a term used to describe package features that communicate information such as shelf life, freshness and quality, according to a presentation at a July 18...
19-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Processing Boosts Some Foods’ Nutritional Benefits

As Americans focus on fruits, vegetables and whole grains in order to eat a more healthful diet, they may overlook the fact that food processing can enhance the nutritional value of some foods. Many consumers in a recent survey agreed that processed...
19-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Massachusetts, Amherst Food Science Team Named Winner in The Disney-IFTSA Product Development Competition

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) announced the winner of the annual Disney Consumer Products—Institute of Food Technologists Students Association (IFTSA) Product Development Competition during IFT16: Where Science Feeds Innovation in...
19-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Institute of Food Technologists Announces 2015 IFTSA Competition Winners

Each year the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) competitions provide student members of IFT the unique opportunity to compete, individually or on teams in several different competition categories. Students have the chance...
19-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Institute of Food Technologists Honors 2016 Achievement Awards Recipients at IFT16

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) honored the recipients of the 2016 IFT Achievement Awards Saturday, July 16 at IFT16: Where Science Feeds Innovation. The IFT Achievement Awards recognize team members or an individual for remarkable...
18-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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