SMSU Culinology® Club

By Jordan Clark Hi all, Currently we are finishing up the year of Culinology® club. I am the vice president of our club at Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU). I want to share what we are doing and how we operate our club as a means to spark a conversation. I hope that it gives…

FD”Added Sugars” Changes

By Michelle Warner As a budding future R&D scientist, you should already be looking through the ingredient deck on most of the food products you consume. But did you know that there’s a new panel coming to town? By this July, the new Nutrition Facts Panel will start to show up on packaging, and food…

These 9 Companies Are Proof That Food Waste Can Be Edible and Profitable

By Elisa Djuhar, Cornell University Food Science undergraduate student Meet the Food Entrepreneurs giving Unwanted Food New Life According to a report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and World Resources Institute (WRI), about one-third of all food produced worldwide is lost or wasted in food product and consumption systems. This is worth around…

Vanilla Industry Questions and Student Advice with Darian Rottmann, National Sales Manager, Lochhead Manufacturing Company

By Melinda Russell Name: Darian Rottmann Job title: National Sales Manager    Company: Lochhead Manufacturing Company Education: Bachelors Industrial Engineering & Technology   How did you find your way into the vanilla industry? My 1st professional job was in sales working for a company that was a chemical distributor out of ST Louis, MO. We supplied…

Meet the Team: Sabrina Mirabella

By Sabrina Mirabella Thanks for visiting the Culinologist! My name is Sabrina Mirabella and I am a 2016 graduate of Johnson & Wales University. There, I first received my A.S. in Culinary Arts, and then my B.S. in Culinary Nutrition and Food Science. I’ve been working back of house in restaurants since I was 16.…