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Cannabis Edibles Shake Up the Food Industry

March 08, 2019

A new dawn is rising for the budding cannabis edibles industry, which in just a few years has gone from nearly nonexistent to a bona fide food and beverage category. Research from Technavio shows the... (Read More)

The Best Place for Career Matchmaking in the Science of Food

March 07, 2019

If you’re working in the science of food, there may be no better spot to do some “career matchmaking” than Career Center Live at IFT’s Annual Event and Food Expo, where recruiters and candidates come... (Read More)

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

March 04, 2019

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,... (Read More)

The Future of Food Science Education?

February 25, 2019

Balunkeswar (Balu) Nayak wants to help change the way food science students are educated. (Read More)

Four African American Scientists and Inventors Who Changed the Food Industry

February 20, 2019

As part of our celebration of Black History Month in the United States, we wanted to take a look at just a few of the many African Americans who helped shape the food industry and the science of food... (Read More)

Celebrating Women in Food Science

February 17, 2019

While women have traditionally been underrepresented in many STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers, that is not the case for the science of food profession. In fact, nearly half... (Read More)

9 Ways to Strike Up a Conversation at a Networking Event

February 16, 2019

There’s no doubt that starting a conversation with a complete stranger can be a little intimidating, even frightening—especially if you’ve only done it a handful of times! Like anything though,... (Read More)

Food and Ingredient Trends to Watch at the IFT19 Food Expo

February 12, 2019

One of my favorite parts of IFT’s annual event is wandering the floor of the Food Expo. I enjoy taking in the array of ingredients and products at one of the largest food expos in the world,... (Read More)

How Two Food Entrepreneurs Reached the Next Level

January 08, 2019

Last year, as part of our mission to encourage entrepreneurialism and innovation, IFT launched the IFTNEXT Food Disruption Challenge—a new competition designed to help emerging and investment-ready... (Read More)

10 Food Trend Predictions for 2019

January 02, 2019

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