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New Program Highlights Untapped Potential of Using Food Science in Relief and Development Initiatives

The new field of Food Science for Relief and Development (FSRD) offers a fresh, high-impact approach to tackling problems of global food security, poverty, and malnutrition.

IFT Members Reflect on Powerful Racial Equity Challenge

As part of our organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, IFT offered members and staff the opportunity to participate in the 7th annual Food Solutions New England 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge. Here, four participants reflect on the experience. 

Do SPACs Make Sense for Startups?

A look at the pros and cons of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) for food and beverage startups.

Moving Food Processing to Industry 4.0 and Beyond

The next industrial paradigms are projected to have great impact not only on the food processing industry but also society and environment by augmented integration of physical processes, computation, and networking in cyber-physical systems.

Playing Defense: Emerging Immune Health Ingredients

A look at ingredients to support immune health.

Demographic Disruption

Unmet needs of older consumers, a new generation of cooks, and high-end tastes among lower-income shoppers are spawning a wealth of new food and beverage opportunities.

Food and Water Safety Technologies Gone Viral

The enemy of my enemy is my friend: How bacteriophages are being used to reimagine food and water safety.

FIRST Solution Exchange Profiles

Selected IFT FIRST mini supplier profiles.