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Fine tuning the flavor of chocolate

The flavor of chocolate develops during the processing of cocoa beans, and new research shows how tweaks made at this step can produce new flavors.
8-Nov-2019 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Formulating a tastier low-fat potato chip

Low-fat potato chips often fall short in terms of acceptable texture compared to full-fat versions. A new technique offers insights into texture attributes and could be used to help manufacturers develop tastier low-fat chips.
8-Nov-2019 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Decoding the Updated Nutrition Facts Label

It’s been three years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced updates to the Nutrition Facts label on packaged goods. In the time that’s passed, many manufacturers have started implementing the changes, while others are still...
24-Jun-2019 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Students Showcase Knowledge, Creativity Through Competitions

Each year, IFT provides student members a wealth of opportunities to expand their knowledge, explore potential career paths, network with peers, volunteer their time, and socialize at its Annual Event and Food Expo. Among those opportunities is the...
24-Jun-2019 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

2019 IFTSA Competition Winners

The Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) recognized more than 20 student groups from around the globe as winners of the 2019 IFTSA competitions.
24-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bryan Hitchcock Joins the Institute of Food Technologists

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced that Bryan Hitchcock has joined the association as the Senior Director of Food Chain and Executive Director of the Global Food Traceability Center.
5-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

IFTNEXT Start-Up Alley

Start-Up Alley, now bigger and better than ever, is where you can meet one-on-one with a leading group of future-forward entrepreneurs developing some of the most innovative products and solutions in the food science industry.
6-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Registration Now Open for IFT19: Feed Your Future

Registration is now open for IFT19: Feed Your Future in New Orleans, LA from June 2-5, 2019 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Hosted by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), IFT19 will bring together science of food professionals from...
5-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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IFT Takes Inclusion to a Whole New Level at IFT19

I always look forward to attending the IFT Annual Event and Food Expo, and I especially love when it takes place in New Orleans. Being a food town, it’s always fun to convene there with my fellow food scientists and take in all that IFT has to...
24-Jun-2019 12:20 PM EDT

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How a Food Expo Can Help Take Your Food Start-Up to the Next Level

Entrepreneurship is driving much of the most exciting innovation happening in the science of food today. To help support this growing community, IFT—through our IFTNEXT initiative—launched a new, high profile promotional venue at our 2017 Annual...
6-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST

IFT President John Coupland, PhD, CFS Available to Discuss Need for Public Funding for Food and Nutrition Research

20-Dec-2016 4:05 PM EST

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IFT Food Safety Expert Available to Discuss Listeria Outbreak

23-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT

IFT Offers Food Scientist Perspective on FDA Label Update

20-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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Important Food Safety Tip from IFT: Don't Rinse Your Turkey

24-Nov-2015 2:30 PM EST

Food Scientists Offer Fun Thanksgiving Food Facts and Tips

23-Nov-2015 5:05 PM EST

Food Safety Experts Available for Packed School Lunches

6-Aug-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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