News Releases


New Technologies Policies Spur Agricultural Innovations

November 19, 2014
In Part 2 of the Innovative Ag series, FutureFood 2050 showcases the growing role of Big Data in agriculture, ancient farming systems that still reap rewards today, small-scale ecosystems, and more. (Read more)

11 Ways to improve Heart Health

November 13, 2014
As the holidays approach, it’s easy to slip into bad eating habits. However, poor diet increases the risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and poor circulation – three major factors that affect overall heart health. In the November issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Contributing Editor Linda Milo Ohr writes that adding certain nutrients and foods to the diet that may decrease risk for heart disease, which is the number one cause of death in the United States.  (Read more)

5 Flavor Trends to Watch in 2015

November 13, 2014
Over half of Americans consider themselves adventurous eaters and 82 percent are open to trying new flavors (Mintel, 2014). Fortunately, consumers have more varieties of flavors to choose from than ever before and the choices are expanding every day. In the November issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Senior Digital Editor Kelly Hensel writes about the top five flavor trends that flavorists, chefs and trendspotters predict consumers will be seeking out in the coming year. (Read more)

IFT November 2014 Media Update

November 13, 2014
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Media Update contains highlights from Food Technology magazine, and other information from IFT. Copies of articles are available to journalists upon request. Please attribute content to the Institute of Food Technologists.  (Read more)

Tea Time Science

November 13, 2014
When it comes to tea production, the process is far from simple. In the November issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) IFT Fellow Neil H. Mermelstein takes readers through the step-by-step process of how tea is made.  (Read more)

Agricultural Pioneers Sow Seeds of Innovation

October 27, 2014
FutureFood 2050 highlights new eco-friendly greenhouse technologies, seaweed farms and more, plus an exclusive Q&A with renowned animal scientist Temple Grandin.  (Read more)

7 Ways to Feel Full Without Overeating

October 21, 2014
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 certain nutrients and foods may help curb appetite and keep one feeling fuller longer. (Read more)

Color and Texture Matter Most When it Comes to Tomatoes

October 21, 2014
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. (Read more)

IFT October 2014 Media Update

October 21, 2014
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Media Update contains highlights from Food Technology magazine, Journal of Food Science, and other information from IFT. Copies of scientific papers are available to journalists upon request. Please attribute content to the Institute of Food Technologists.  (Read more)

Institute of Food Technologists Announces New Certified Food Scientists

October 21, 2014
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 that represent a wide variety of food science and technology roles from organizations such as Kraft, Nestlé Canada, Innova Flavors, and Rutgers University.  (Read more)

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