Emily Little

Emily Little

Student product developers from six universities will vie for top honors in the final rounds of the annual IFTSA & Mars Product Development Competition at IFT FIRST. Now in its 33rd year, this prestigious competition requires student teams to develop a new food product and take it from concept stage through production and marketing, in the same way that a commercial product development team would. The six finalist teams will present their product on Monday, July 17, from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.…

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Emily Little is an associate editor of Food Technology ([email protected]).
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