Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

As part of the Institute of Food Technologists’ 50th anniversary celebration in 1989, IFT’s Expert Panel on Food Safety and Nutrition selected aseptic processing and packaging as the most significant innovation in food science developed during IFT’s existence (see “Top 10 Food Science Innovations, 1939–1989,” Food Technology, September 1989, p. 308).

In aseptic processing and packaging, which began in the 1940s, a food or beverage is sterilized, then packed and sealed in a sterile container under…

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IFT Fellow
Editor Emeritus of Food Technology
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Neil Mermelstein

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  1. Food Processing & Packaging