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IFT16 Profile: Bev Postma Addresses Pseudoscience

Food professionals from all over the globe will gather together at McCormick Place South for IFT16: Where Science Feeds Innovation, July 16-19 in Chicago. Bev Postma, an international policy specialist with more than 25 years of experience in the...
27-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Dark Chocolate is Made

The botanical name for the cacao tree is Theobroma cacao, which translates to “food of the gods.” In the April issue of Food Technology magazine, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) contributing editor Tara McHugh, PhD,...
27-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Top Ten Functional Food Trends for 2016

The April 2016 issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) features Contributing Editor A. Elizabeth Sloan’s insights on the top 10 functional food trends for 2016. Sloan gathered data from a multitude...
27-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Institute of Food Technologists and Institute of Food Science and Technology to Offer Joint Membership

With our planet’s population estimated to reach more than 9 billion by 2050, the world faces many pressing food demands. In order to help food scientists and technologists meet these challenges, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and the...
27-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Filling Nutrient Gaps in Specialty Diets

Paleo, high-protein, low-carb, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan eating lifestyles have all exploded in popularity in the last few years. Whether people adopt these diets in order to lose weight or maintain overall wellness, consumers that follow...
27-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

IFT Announces New IFTSA Video Competition Winner to Spend 10 Days at Campden BRI in UK

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced a new Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) student competition called the “IFTSA Thesis Video Challenge sponsored by Campden BRI.” This competition is an...
25-Mar-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

8 Essential Nutrients for Aging Individuals

When it comes to aging, the focus is not just on living longer, quality of life is equally important. According to the National Institute on Aging, people aged 50 and older need more of some vitamins and minerals than younger adults do. In the March...
17-Mar-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Breakfast Boom Times: 8 American Breakfast Trends

Consumers want it all from their breakfast foods: portability, high protein, and great taste. By delivering that and more, food companies are boosting sales in several breakfast food categories. In an article in the March issue of Food Technology...
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