IFT has launched its new ift.org website, featuring an easy-to-navigate structure and modern look and feel that provide new features, new resources, and new opportunities to learn, share, and engage. The website is mobile responsive and includes enhancements such as an area to submit and showcase member accomplishments and a marketplace where you can find webcasts and courses to aid in your career development. In addition, IFT reprioritized its vast and valuable content by topics, enabling you to find everything from industry news, scientific journal articles, Food Technology features, events, and more based on timely subject areas such as startups, food, health & nutrition, and emerging science & technologies. This rich content is surfaced throughout the site via real-time feeds.
To gain deeper insight into fresh food consumers as well as fresh food manufacturers and retailers, Deloitte surveyed 2,000 consumers and 153 fresh food industry executives.
Newly released consumer research by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and its insights provider IRI reveals that food retail private brands have greater influence on where grocery customers shop.
Investigators at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have found that sesame allergy is common among U.S. children with other food allergies, occurring in an estimated 17% of this population.
The newest generation of food consumers with purchasing power, Gen Z, is more open to food technology than older generations, according to new research from global communications consultancy Ketchum.
Consumers give less value to online restaurant reviews written on mobile devices than to those written on other platforms, according to a study of 275,000 restaurant reviews conducted by researchers from the University of Connecticut, Boston College, and Peking University.