Job Posting – Director of R & D, Brooklyn, NY

Our client is a new division of a $20 billion Korean conglomerate that was established in 1953. They have developed their business portfolio into four core sectors, Food and Food Service, Bio and Pharma, Entertainment and Media, and Retail and Logistics. Based in Brooklyn, NY, the new division seeks a Director of R&D to develop new Asian products sold B2B in the US.

Pacific Foods co-founder talks about beginnings

Pacific Foods co-founder talks about beginnings

Can a company that started as a tofu maker for the counterculture ease the sales struggles of soup giant Campbell?

Broth and soup maker Pacific Foods is being bought by Campbell Soup for $700 million, the latest example of a big packaged food maker acquiring a smaller maker of products that are seen as fresher or more wholesome. Though Campbell introduced some organic soups under its own name in 2015, it says Oregon-based Pacific Foods is more of a leader in that area.

Brain responds differently to food rewards in bulimia nervosa

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have discovered differences in how the brain responds to food rewards in individuals with a history of bulimia nervosa (BN), an eating disorder characterized by frequent episodes of binge eating followed by efforts of purging to avoid weight gain. The findings further define specific brain mechanisms involved in eating disorders and could help lead to new treatment therapies.

Chemistry camp bonds over food science

Chemistry camp bonds over food science

Honeybees are smarter than people may realize.

They can do a dance to tell the others where they’ve found pollen. When the hive gets too populated, the queen takes a group and leaves to start a new colony, and the ones left behind know when their queen is gone and get busy choosing an egg to create into a new queen.