Bill McDowell

Bill McDowell

To say the world looked very different when IFT first launched Food Technology in 1947 would be an embarrassingly obvious understatement.

In the United States, a loaf of bread cost 13 cents, and you could buy two cans of Heinz Cream of Tomato soup for 23 cents. Test pilot Chuck Yeager had just broken the sound barrier, and the first point-contact transistor was being developed at Bell Labs.

Globally, the Marshall Plan laid the foundation for the rebuilding of Europe, while the Truman Doctrine sign…

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Bill McDowell is editor-in-chief of Food Technology magazine ([email protected]).
Bill McDowell