Mary Ellen Kuhn

Mary Ellen Kuhn

July 2021

Volume 75, No. 6

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About the Author

Mary Ellen Kuhn is executive editor of Food Technology magazine
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Mary Ellen Kuhn

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10 Food Trend Predictions for 2022

The editors at Food Technology magazine, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), have announced their predictions for the hottest food trends for 2022.

When Science Follows Technology

While canning is commonplace today, for that generation of food technologists it was a paradigmatic example of the power of science to change food for the better.

Ingredient Companies Seek Sodium Reduction Solutions

In October 2021, the FDA released new voluntary guidance on sodium reduction with the overarching goal of reducing consumption by 12% over the next two-and-a-half years.

North American Consumers Get Comfortable With Cannabis

What changes have occurred in the way Canadians perceive cannabis since it was legalized there in 2018? How do Canadian and U.S. consumers of cannabis and edibles compare?

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Grounded in Purpose: Re-envisioning IFT's Path Forward

IFT President Vickie Kloeris reflects on IFT's vision, mission, impact areas, and core values.

Unlocking Your Potential

Want to advance your career? Prepare to take initiative, embrace risk, and stretch beyond the science.

What Is the Future of Work?

Highlights from the IFT Careers InFocus virtual event with keynote speaker Andrew Yang and expert panelists discussing the future of work.

The Dawn of the Food Packaging Value Chain

This Packaging column addresses the relatedness of consumer value of packaged food and value chain management, along with innovation in the packaged food value chain on the basis of various needs (e.g., difficulty of recycling flexible packaging). Also mentioned is the introduction at the university level of areas of study and coursework on packaging value chain management.

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Helping Consumers Follow the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

New Journal of Food Science article identifies opportunities to help consumers follow the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Communicating Science is Essential

IFT staff scientists share their perspectives on the importance of speaking broadly about science and offer new resources to help the science of food community do just that. 

New U.S. Food & Drug Administration Voluntary Sodium Reduction Guidelines Announced

The FDA recently released voluntary sodium reduction goals for 163 categories of commercially prepared foods, with the goal of reducing sodium intake in the population by 12 percent.

IFT Engages with the United Nations and UN Food System Summit

Select IFT member experts collaborated with the Private Sector Mechanism in supporting programming behind the UN Food System Summit.