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…

A Necessary Platform for the Food & Beverage Industry

Many thanks to Nicole Gallace and the FoodGrads team for this original article. Find more food industry career information at FoodGrads.com including creating a ‘Get Found’ profile, career advice and the RCA-affiliated CCS® examination prep program. A Necessary Platform for the Food & Beverage Industry Farmers, food processors, food technologists and engineers, chefs, food scientists,…

Scaling Commercial Process on the Bench

By Jordan Clark CuliNex is a clean label product development consultancy located in Seattle, WA. With over 65 years of product development and business experience, they work with a variety of ingredients. Just this past RCA Conference, the CuliNex team-led by Principal Culinologist and RCA Co-Founder Mark Crowell–launched an internship program that provides student members…

Jan 22nd & The Scoville Heat Unit

By: Karen Diep January 22nd marks the day of Wilbur Scoville’s birthday. Who is Wilbur Schoville you may ask? Well the name “Scoville” might ring a bell if you’ve dabbled in chili science. Scoville invented the “Scoville Organoleptic Test” as a measure of the spiciness or piquancy of chili peppers. He was a trained as…