From Instagram to TV ads, what’s the science behind food porn?

From Instagram to TV ads, what’s the science behind food porn?

Your brain is your body’s most blood-thirsty organ, using around 25% of total blood flow (or energy) – despite the fact that it accounts for only 2% of body mass. Given that our brains have evolved to find food, it should perhaps come as little surprise to discover that some of the largest increases in cerebral blood flow occur when a hungry brain is exposed to images of desirable foods

Application Available for 2017 Food Science Short Course in Graz, Austria

Application Available for 2017 Food Science Short Course in Graz, Austria

As part of the agreement of cooperation and exchange between the University of Arkansas Department of Food Science and the Institute of Food Analysis and Food Chemistry at Graz Technical University, a food science short course will be held in Graz, Austria, in July 2017. This is the first course which will be offered annually and will alternate between the campuses in Graz, Austria and Fayetteville. The University of Arkansas will host in 2018.

Cornell Food Science declares ‘Freedom of Peach’ delicious

Cornell Food Science declares ‘Freedom of Peach’ delicious

The team that created Freedom of Peach on stage at the annual Students in Food Science ice cream competition.

Students in Food Science 1101, in order to form a more perfect ice cream and to secure the blessings of creamy, delicious flavor, carried on an annual Cornell tradition in a contest to develop an innovative ice cream.

Freedom of Peach, inspired by peach cobbler, won this year’s competition on Nov. 30 as students were challenged to come up with an ice cream that best represented the presidential election.

Job Posting – Sensory Scientist, Midwest

Our client is a top US food producer of name-brand packaged and frozen foods. They are also one of the country’s largest food service and food manufacturing suppliers, offering convenience foods and ingredients. They currently have a new opportunity for a Sensory Scientist at their facility located in the Midwest.