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…

Podcast: Right Brain Consulting founder William Madden on his product development super powers

Right Brain Consulting founder William Madden on product development super powers William Madden didn’t mean to go into food manufacturing, but a bet at Georgia Tech piqued his interest in barrier packaging, and the rest is a funny and adventurous history. He came onto the podcast to share some keys to success for product development…

Podcast: Culinex Culinologist Webb Girard on handling (food factory) disasters

Culinex Culinologist Webb Girard on handling (food factory) disasters Culinologist Webb Girard has a varied background in food product development and manufacturing. From dried meat to crackers to fresh pasta, Webb has survived his share of “death by iteration” and manufacturing nightmares. Now that he’s a developer and project manager with Culinex, he has the…

Special Episode: 2017 RCA Annual Conference and Culinology® Expo

Special Episode: 2017 RCA Annual Conference and Culinology® Expo The Research Chefs Association 20th Annual Conference and Culinology® Expo was held in Puerto Rico, and it was a great success! Even though it was a further trip for some of the members, we still had over 800 chefs, product developers, and professionals attend. Multiple cooking competitions,…

Podcast S2E03: Author and Chef Ali Bouzari on chef vs scientist techniques and benches

Author and Chef Ali Bouzari on chef vs scientist techniques and benches Ingredient: Unveiling the Essential Elements of Food Author Ali Bouzari has a strong identity of being both a experienced chef and PhD food scientist, but he doesn’t feel like Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde. Rather, he draws from both worlds and has crafted…

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…