Abena Opokua Foli

According to the United Nations, the world’s population is projected to grow from 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion by 2050. This population growth calls for the need to innovate sustainably while addressing local and regional food demands. In November 2021, a Food Technology article titled “Feeding the World Better” highlighted how “CPG companies are tackling food insecurity around the globe, tailoring product development initiatives to local market nutrition needs.”

Often innovation stems from the use…

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About the Author

Abena Opokua Foli is the associate director–food regulatory expert for EMD Millipore Sigma’s Cultured Meat Program and founder of POKS Spices, whose mission is to introduce the West African holy trinity of chili pepper, onion, and ginger to the American home cook via a line of seasonings ([email protected]).
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