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Colin Dennis - New IFT President

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Institute of Food Technologists Welcomes New 2015-2016 President

On September 1, 2015 Colin Dennis, CBE, PhD, CFS, CSci became the 76th president of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a nonprofit scientific society committed to advancing the science of food and its application across the global food system. Dr. Dennis succeeded Mary Ellen Camire, PhD, CFS, IFT’s 2014-2015 President and food science professor at the University of Maine’s School of Food & Agriculture.

Institute of Food Technologists Welcomes New 2015-2016 President

September 1, 2015
On September 1, 2015 Colin Dennis, CBE, PhD, CFS, CSci became the 76th president of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), a nonprofit scientific society committed to advancing the science of food and its application across the global food system. Dr. Dennis succeeded Mary Ellen Camire, PhD, CFS, IFT’s 2014-2015 President and food science professor at the University of Maine’s School of Food & Agriculture. (Read more)

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Food Science Team Named Winner in The Disney-IFTSA Product Development Competition

August 21, 2015
A team of food science students from the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo have been named the winner in the annual Disney Consumer Products—Institute of Food Technologists Students Association (IFTSA) Product Development Competition during IFT15: Where Science Feeds Innovation in Chicago. (Read more)

Institute of Food Technologists Announces 2015 IFTSA Competition Winners

August 21, 2015
Each year the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) competitions provide student members of IFT the unique opportunity to compete, individually or on teams in several different competition categories. Students have the chance to create a cool new product, network with students from other schools, practice presentation skills, and show off their food science knowledge. The following winners were announced at IFT15: Where Science Feeds Innovation in Chicago.  (Read more)

McGill University Food Science Team Wins IFTSA & MARS Product Development Competition

August 21, 2015
A team of students from McGill University has been named the winner in the IFTSA & MARS Product Development Competition sponsored by MARS Chocolate North America held during IFT15: Where Science Feeds Innovation in Chicago. (Read more)

Iowa State University Food Science Student Wins IFT Global Student Innovation Challenge Sponsored by Tate & Lyle

August 21, 2015
Hanyu Yangcheng from Iowa State University has been named the winner of the inaugural IFT Global Student Innovation Challenge sponsored by Tate & Lyle at IFT15: Where Science Meets Innovation in Chicago. (Read more)

5 Reasons Why Sugar Is Added to Food

August 18, 2015
From a food science and technology perspective, sugar (sucrose) plays several roles when it comes to the functional properties in food. In the September issue of Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), authors from the University of Minnesota write about the functional properties of sugar and why they are often added to foods. (Read more)

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