Singapore imports 90 per cent of the food it consumes – everything from chickens to bean sprouts – so naturally, food security is a major concern, not just for the Government but the scientific community too.
Recently, scientists at the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority turned okara, the by-product that is produced when turning soya beans into soya milk, into tasty “meat” floss.
The role of the Product Manager in the Product Development and Research department is to assist in the development of new program and products for continued improvements of the company’s brands. Day to day you will help define, prioritize, execute and finalize projects that align to our corporate initiatives with collaborative teamwork and cross-functional project management.
Hydroponics farms are hot in Chicago, with new farms sprouting up all over the city. But finding experienced hydroponics workers can be tough, so a local chef decided it was time for Chicago to grow its own. His program in a Northwest Side high school offers students the chance to get their hands dirty – and wet – growing greens in a working hydroponics farm.
There could be a future where we eat incredible, sustainable, engineered foods—3D-printed or lab-grown meals, chemically optimized to unleash the perfect combination of flavor and nutrients to fit our bodies and our tastes. Better tasting hot dogs with harmful fats removed! Healthier snacks with accurate expiration dates! Or, we can continue on our present path, and Americans will keep eating the same foods we always have, including foods that make us sick and obese. If the United States would like a say in the future of food, the government and the people need to start paying attention to our food scientists.
University of Georgia scientists are now better equipped to help businesses launch new food products with the opening of the Food Technology Center, locally known as the FoodPIC building, on the UGA Griffin campus. The facility houses the university’s Food Product Innovation and Commercialization, or FoodPIC, Center.
What’s the new kale in 2017? There isn’t one, said Suzy Badaracco, trends forecaster and president of Culinary Tides, Tualatin, Ore. “But what there is are five things that think they could be the new kale,” she said, citing seaweed, chicory, cauliflower, celery and weeds. “There’s kind of a cluster coming in; there isn’t a single item. This is true for all categories.