To help consumers make informed decisions about the food they eat, IFT has developed IFT Food Facts to provide consumers with news they can use in their daily lives.
Food research is the careful, systematic study, investigation, and compilation of information about foods and their components.
What is Food Manufacturing? Food manufacturing is the mass production of food products from raw animal and plant materials, using principles of food technology.
Product development is the creation of new flavors, colors or varieties of existing products and/or the creation of entirely new products.
Both quality assurance and quality control involve the process of ensuring that products are manufactured correctly and that ingredients and finished products are tested and meet safety and quality specifications.
Food regulation is the process of determining standards for products, defining safety, and inspecting products. Regulations are set by governments.
In this Food Facts video, Paul Counce, a professor at the University of Arkansas’s Rice Research and Extension Center, explains the process behind how brown rice becomes white rice.
An Oxford debate at this year’s IFT FIRST: Annual Event & Expo tackled the health impacts of processed foods, the legitimacy of NOVA food classification, even the language framing the debate itself.
This column offers information about developing sustainable food packaging and food packaging challenges and research opportunities.
This column offers information about how cyber-physical systems can enable the high level of control in food processing automation that will be necessary to meet future needs.
This column offers information about balancing the many competing package design priorities to produce a commercially successful package.
With the rapid spread of COVID-19, the global food system has been pulled into new and uncertain territory. New recommendations for personal and public safety, the global nature of the pandemic, and resulting shifts in consumer behavior have all contributed to this uncertainty. This episode of Food Disruptors is one of several that will explore the immediate and lasting effects that COVID-19 may have on the food industry. Today, we’re going to speak with experts in food manufacturing and food safety. Listeners will learn what COVID-19 means for food production and how the food industry can ensure food safety in this unique environment.