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    Chapter of the Year

    2022 IFTSA Chapter of the Year: Iowa State University

    Connect Award:Alabama A&M University

    Support Award: California Polytechnic State University, Pomona

    Develop Award: Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral

    College Bowl Competition 

    National Champion: The Ohio State University (Midwest Region)

    Runner-Up: Cornell University (North Atlantic Region)

    Developing Solutions for Developing Countries Competition 

    First Place: DadYo, Poznań University of Life Sciences. DadYo is a shelf-stable synbiotic yogurt with live probiotics made using an indigenous starter culture.

    Second Place: Pèdi Paradi, University of Costa Rica. Pèdi Paradi is a shelf-stable yogurt beverage processed without a kill step and naturally flavored with a mango syrup fortified with iron and encapsulated probiotic cultures.

    Third Place: Drygurt, University of Costa Rica. Drygurt is a shelf-stable yogurt with antioxidant properties.

    Smart Snacks for Kids Product Development Competition

    First Place: Fingerella, Tel-Hai College. Fingerella is plant-based snack made with soy and pea proteins and vegetables.

    Second Place: Waffuns, University of Costa Rica. Waffuns is a frozen waffle made without the eight most common allergens.

    Third Place: Saurus Snacks, Utah State University. Made of a lightly sweetened meringue “eggshell” that encloses a dinosaur cookie, gluten-free Saurus Snacks are a good source of protein and fiber and contain no added sugar.

    IFTSA & MARS Product Development Competition

    Student presents his team's Sea Zen'd Noodles
    Student presents his team's Sea Zen'd Noodles

    First Place: SeaZen’d Noodles, Oregon State University. SeaZen’d Noodles are high-protein, low-sodium, plant-based ramen noodles.

    Second Place: Charcute-V, Cornell University. Charcute-V is a plant-based, sustainable, high-fiber snack pack.

    Third Place: O’Kotta, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. O’Kotta is an oat-based, blueberry-flavored vegan refrigerated dessert.

    Excellence in Leadership Award

    Graduate Award: Sonali Raghunath, University of Minnesota

    Undergraduate Research Competition

    First Place: Hannah Jones, Cornell University, “Design of In-Mouth Dissolving and Skim Milk Powder-Containing Baby Puffs”

    Second Place: Natalia Brenes Fernandez, University of Costa Rica

    Third Place: Tomer Hatzir, Tel-Hai College

    Graduate Research Video Competition

    Winner: Koentadi Hadinoto, University of New South Wales, “The Use of Plasma-Activated Water for Bacterial Inactivation on Beef”