The final day of the IFT FIRST Annual Event and Expo included The Pitch, a pitch competition at the Startup Pavilion. Representatives from 26 startups around the world gave their sixty-second pitch and competed for the title of Best Startup of IFT FIRST 2022.
The winner of the competition was Equinom, a food-tech company based in the United States and Israel. Equinom supplies plant-based ingredients to a variety of manufacturers with nutrition built into the seeds of the ingredient. Galit Fenrei…
Three seasoned sensory scientists share their thoughts on the complexity of measuring consumer perceptions, the value of academic/industry collaboration, the evolution of the discipline, and why they love what they do.
Columnist Kantha Shelke makes the case for adopting an appreciative inquiry approach to the science of food.
An analysis of the benefits and drawbacks for entrepreneurs who make pitches on Shark Tank.
Health, welfare, and sustainability concerns have spurred consumers to explore plant-based alternatives. In this sponsored content interview, global ingredients company ofi discusses the forces driving this growing trend, and how it supports product innovation in this emerging category.