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McGill University Food Science Team Wins IFTSA & MARS Product Development Competition

A team of students from McGill University has been named the winner in the IFTSA & MARS Product Development Competition sponsored by MARS Chocolate North America held during IFT15: Where Science Feeds Innovation in Chicago.
21-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Iowa State University Food Science Student Wins IFT Global Student Innovation Challenge Sponsored by Tate & Lyle

Hanyu Yangcheng from Iowa State University has been named the winner of the inaugural IFT Global Student Innovation Challenge sponsored by Tate & Lyle at IFT15: Where Science Meets Innovation in Chicago.
21-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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...
21-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Food Science Team Named Winner in The Disney-IFTSA Product Development Competition

A team of food science students from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo have been named the winner in the annual Disney Consumer Products—Institute of Food Technologists Students Association (IFTSA) Product Development...
21-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Theodore P. Labuza, PhD Appointed to Food Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is proud to announce that IFT Past President Theodore P. Labuza, PhD has been appointed as a new member of the Food Advisory Committee of the FDA. IFT nominated Dr. Labuza for this position.
18-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Ocean Holds the Key to Superior Nutrition and Sustainability

Although 97 percent of the earth’s surface water is made up of oceans, humans use only a small percentage of the sea for food. Instead most people, especially those in Western cultures, rely heavily on land-based agriculture for food that result...
18-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Get a Taste of the Science Behind Taste

Whether we’re eating breakfast, lunch, dinner or a bedtime snack, taste is something we experience every day. However, we rarely pause to think about the science behind why something tastes good or bad, or why we may like certain things others...
18-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

5 Reasons Why Sugar Is Added to Food

From a food science and technology perspective, sugar (sucrose) plays several roles when it comes to the functional properties in food. In the September issue of Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety published by the Institute of...
18-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

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