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Agricultural Pioneers Sow Seeds of Innovation

Greenhouse lettuce plants bathed in soft pink light that cuts growing time in half. Farmers who boat to their coastal water “fields” of crops. Beef cattle bred for optimal meat production humanely and sustainably. All this and more is already on...
27-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Color and Texture Matter Most When it Comes to Tomatoes

A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), evaluated consumers’ choice in fresh tomato selection and revealed which characteristics make the red fruit most appealing.
21-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

7 Ways to Feel Full Without Overeating

Not feeling full after or between meals can result in overeating. In the October issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), contributing editor Linda Milo Ohr writes about studies that show eating...
21-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Institute of Food Technologists Announces New Certified Food Scientists

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is proud to announce that an additional 45 professionals are now Certified Food Scientists (CFS) after meeting the eligibility requirements and passing the exam this past August. These include professionals...
21-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

8 Great Scientific Solutions to Feeding the World

In honor of World Food Day on October 16, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is highlighting eight solutions for feeding the world from its FutureFood 2050 website. They include articles featuring Kofi Annan, M.S. Swaminathan, Sylvia Earle...
14-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Leading Futurists Forecast What Consumers Will Be Eating in 2050

When consumers sit down to dine in the year 2050, the food on their plate is likely to be more nutritious, tailored to meet their specific health needs, and sustainably grown thanks to evolving technological developments that could reduce waste and...
24-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

IFT Appoints New Members of the International Food Science Certification Commission

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced the 2014/2015 members of the International Food Science Certification Commission (IFSCC). The IFSCC is an independent, third-party certification body that oversees the testing, governance,...
17-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

7 Supermarkets Trends Now and in the Future

With convenience and value being key drivers when it comes to grocery shopping, successful retailers will be those who adapt to changes in consumer product preferences, technology and lifestyle needs. In the September issue of Food Technology...
17-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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