Food Technology, March 2009

Food Technology Magazine
March 2009

Features

  • Creating Successful Innovation Partnerships
    To co-develop innovation with partners and produce value for consumers and customers, Nestlé Co. utilizes open innovation, new business models, trust and goodwill, and the mindset of ‘sharing is winning.’
  • Microbial Food Cultures: A Regulatory Update
    Starter cultures and probiotics are important food components with numerous product applications, and understanding the regulations that govern their use is critical.
  • Commodities Get Cool
    New country-of-origin labeling regulation will mean more information for consumers, but it is expected to add costs for processors and retailers.
  • The race is on: Formulating with stevia (Online Exclusive)
    Since the stevia-derived sweetener—rebaudioside A—was declared GRAS by the FDA, many beverage manufacturers have introduced drinks containing the sweetener. But where can we expect to see the sweetener appearing next? This online feature explores the challenges in formulating with reb A and what food products consumers can expect to see it in over the next 12 months.

Columns

Sheri Schellhaass
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE
Sheri Schellhaass
Asking the Right Questions
Elizabeth Sloan
CONSUMER TRENDS
A. Elizabeth Sloan
Opportunities Emerge From Surge in Home Entertaining
Roger Clemens and Wayne Bidlack
FOOD, MEDICINE, & HEALTH
Roger Clemens & Wayne Bidlack
Choline—At the Intersection of Brain Development and Heart Health
Donald Pszczola
INGREDIENTS
Donald E. Pszczola
Bean Benefits
Linda Ohr
NUTRACEUTICALS
Linda Milo Ohr
Delving into Dietary Fiber
IFT
LABORATORY
Neil H. Mermelstein
Analyzing for Trans Fat
J. Peter Clark
PROCESSING
J. Peter Clark
Culinary Influences on Processing
Aaron Brody
PACKAGING
Aaron L. Brody
The Return of Convolute-Wound Canisters
IFT
PERSPECTIVE
Joe Regenstein
Labeling: Are We Leveling With Consumers?

DEPARTMENTS

Online Exclusive


The race is on: Formulating with stevia
By Kelly Frederick, Digital Media Editor
Where can we expect to see the sweetener appearing next?