The IFTSA Developing Solutions for Developing Countries product development competition promotes the application of food science and technology and the development of new products and processes that are targeted at improving the quality of life for people in developing countries. For the 2023 competition, student teams were asked to develop a product, package, and process for a nutritious fruit-based beverage with at least 6 months ambient shelf life. Additionally, the final product should be af…
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