Every day, science of food professionals, entrepreneurs and researchers are working on the big and small breakthroughs that will change our food system. In the last couple of years, new products and ingredients have made us rethink how we consume and produce foods; Ingredients like ghost pepper and the “impossible burger” have delighted consumers, while … Continue reading Episode 7: R&D Initiatives that Stand to change the Future of Food →
Join scientist and clinician Ashley Vargas, PhD, MPH, RDN, FAND; Dr. David Dunaief internist specializing in integrative medicine; Jeff Hilton partner and co-founder of BrandHive; and Dr. Emily Contois, PhD, MPH, MLA food and culture scholar at Brown University and they discuss personalized nutrition. Is it a fad or the way of the future? One of the biggest trends … Continue reading Episode 6: Emerging Trends in Health Technologies and the Promises of Personalized Nutrition →
We’ve all heard the phrase “Got milk?” But, answering this question has become increasingly more complicated with consumers’ needs becoming more diverse and awareness more global. Whether its consumers seeking more natural, “clean” foods, or increased demand for transparency across food chains, or smart technologies raising consumers’ expectations of product “experience,” the dairy industry is … Continue reading Episode 5: Trends and Challenges Impacting the Dairy Industry and What...
With stagnant sales revenues, the 3G effect, and changing consumer preferences, the food industry has experienced massive shifts with constant change being the only norm. Retailers are increasingly pressuring “big brand” food companies to lower their pricing forcing margins to become exceedingly thin driving the need for growth in sales among categories where sales have … Continue reading Episode 4: What to Look Out for in Tomorrow’s Job Market →
As the world’s population continues to grow at a rapid pace, so must our ability to feed it. To meet this need, companies are seeking new ways to enhance and expand their capabilities to safely produce and distribute food across the globe, making the journey from farm to table more complex than it once was. … Continue reading Episode 3: Blockchain Technology: Revolutionizing Food Traceability and Security →
There’s more to starting a food company than a new idea or a family recipe. Creating a food-related product that is scalable, in a market segment that isn’t already saturated can be difficult – no matter your connection to the industry. Even if you get that far, selling into stores and gaining market traction is … Continue reading Episode 2: So You Want to Start a Food Start-Up? →
Food security, climate change, and energy deployment are among the many issues we face today. These challenges demand innovative solutions and a multidisciplinary approach to collaborative problem-solving. Issues in food like preservation, nutrition, and disease prevention are becoming even more prevalent. To meet these challenges head-on, we must replace conventional strategies with provocative ideas and disruptive … Continue reading Episode 1: What Is Food Disruption And Why Is It...