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.
A look at the health benefits of microalgae as well as the potential toxins they contain.
Del Monte survey of Americans’ perceptions about healthy eating.
Older consumers are looking to prevent various diseases and health issues as well as maintain active lifestyles. This article looks at some of the ingredients that can potentially play a role in the growing anti-aging market.
News about food science research, food companies, food regulations, and consumer/marketplace trends.
News about food science research, food companies, food regulations, and consumer/marketplace trends