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By: Thomas Siebertz If you’ve been involved in any type of food operation, you know that food companies work around the clock to provide food for the world. That means that government inspectors must be there right along with...
Salty Snacks Don't Grow on Trees
By: Dawn of Time On a plane to Houston, I was asked my career. “What do you do?” A polite-looking, older woman turned to ask. We hadn’t so much exchanged a friendly hello before she posed the question, leading me...
By: Emily Wolter As part of a Food Ingredient Technology class, we took a field trip to a flavor manufacturing facility. It was sort of like walking into Willy Wonka’s world. Everywhere we went, a different aromatic seemed to...
By: Nathan Ballard To most consumers and those in the food industry, the big R word is something bad or to be avoided.  While this can be the case, recalls aren’t always a bad thing. Consumer’s Viewpoint While it...
By: Shivangi Kelkar Stevia, a natural and low-calorie sweetener, is leading the pack of natural sweeteners available in the food industry today according to an article I read recently. Stevia belongs to the group of 240 species of herbs...
By: Felicia Loo Do you suffer from the guilt of indulgent full-fat chocolate? Not for long! Researchers at the University of Warwick have found a way to substitute up to 50% of the chocolate’s fat content with fruit juice...
By: Emily Wolter If you are preparing to graduate soon, leave the world of academia, and enter the work force…Best of luck! It can be an uneasy time, as you begin to consider which jobs you are eligible for...
By: Emily Del Bel Have you ever been surprised by the flavor of something? The first time I went to a local restaurant called Café Yumm, I experienced surprise and delight at the flavor of the sauce they had...