Institute of Food Technologists

Popularity of healthy oils, clean labels heats up

Consumers are reaching for healthy oils in the grocery store aisles, and they're looking for food products with "clean labels," according to market researcher David Sprinkle at a July 17 symposium at IFT16: Where Science ...

Jul 19, 2016
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Filling nutrient gaps in specialty diets

Paleo, high-protein, low-carbohydrate, gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan. These eating lifestyles can all be found within today's diverse consumer landscape. Whether people adopt these dietary approaches in order to lose ...

Apr 28, 2016
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Emerging nutraceuticals for aging individuals

When it comes to aging, the focus is not just on living longer. Quality of life is equally as important. Baby Boomers and the aging population want a long life full of experiences and the energy and vitality to enjoy them.

Mar 18, 2016
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Societal factors influence packaging

Three societal factors—social responsibility, health, and virtual decision making—are influencing food packaging decisions. Formal connections that link the value of post-consumer packaging to more sustainable package ...

Mar 18, 2016
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How tofu is made

Tofu is a nutritious, protein-rich bean curd made by coagulating soy milk. There are many different types of tofu, and they are processed in a variety of ways. Methods to produce various types of tofu will be described, as ...

Feb 26, 2016
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