June 2021

Volume 75, No. 5

 

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In This Article

  1. Food Security

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AI Is the Missing Ingredient in Food R&D

A look at AI-driven analysis as a product development tool.

Digital & Tech Flavors

With social media so intertwined with a majority of consumers’ everyday lives, it’s not a surprise to see trends—including food and flavors—beginning to develop from social media platforms.

Foodservice Trends Add Flavor to Sauces and Condiments Category

Sauce and condiment CPG product formulation is influenced by foodservice trends.

Where’s the Beef (Analogue)?

The aisles of the IFT FIRST expo hall were a jarring contrast to what’s actually happening in grocery store aisles, where the current generation of plant-based meat analogues is experiencing declining sales even as prices are being cut.

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Maricel Maffini on Chemicals of Concern

An interview with scientist Maricel Maffini on current chemicals of concern in food packaging, the challenge of eliminating these hazards, and advice for food packaging researchers to strengthen food packaging safety.

Alt-Proteins: A Promising Future

This column explores the sustainability and economic aspects of producing and processing alternative protein products, whether plant-based, algal, cellular, or insect.

Sweetening the Chocolate Pot

A visually oriented overview of chocolate ingredient trends.

Helping Meat Analogues Stick Together

A discussion of research into the use apple pectin and pea protein to create a clean label binding agent.

Cost-Reduced Therapeutic Food Can Feed More Kids

Charity Valid Nutrition is driving down the cost of ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) with a formulation based on locally grown soy, maize, and sorghum.

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IFT Science and Policy Team Forecasts Six Trends for 2023

From a processed foods comeback to breaking food system silos and addressing food and nutrition security, our science and policy experts identify top science of food trends.

Applications and Nominations Are Now Open for IFT's Board of Directors

Hear from three current Board Members about why their participation is so valuable.

What Makes Them Stay

Newly released IFT report examines science of food compensation and career path trends