We think of onions as harmless root vegetables, but they’re actually clever bulbed bombs ready to defend themselves against all would-be consumers. They quietly lie waiting in farmer’s fields and grocery bins, but spring to action when a hungry critter bares its teeth or the chef’s blade comes down. The attack is a familiar one. After the first cut, an onion transforms itself into a terrorizing weapon of tear production. But why do onions make us cry? And how can we protect ourselves from this onslaught of tears?
Our client is a manufacturer of organic, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegan and kosher bakery products. The company has achieved extraordinary growth in the Organic and Natural Foods sector. They have developed a culture based on innovation, creativity and a supportive healthy work environment. The company knows their success is dependent upon the collective energy and intelligence of their employees. Management encourages an entrepreneurial, unconventional, continued learning approach; and the result is a team of people who are engaged and motivated to help the company grow and prosper. They have an exciting new opportunity for a Product Development Scientist at their facility in Reno, Nevada.
A team of food scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has successfully formulated a recipe for making healthier bread by adding a natural plant pigment, called anthocyanin, extracted from black rice. This new bread option gets digested at a slower rate – hence improving blood glucose control – and is high in antioxidants, among other health benefits. This is the first study where anthocyanin extract has been fortified into a bread product, and the findings open up new possibilities of creating healthier, diabetic-friendly food products.
The retailer will work with MIT on various food science projects, including urban farming, as it looks to improve its grocery offering.
Target TGT 2.18% is increasingly turning to geeks to improve its stores.
Last month, the retailer said it would team up with Techstars, a leading technology startup accelerator, for a program next year that will provide funding and mentoring to small up-and-coming companies focused on retail technology.
Now, Target is collaborating with technologists to help it improve its game in another high-stakes area: its multi-billion dollar food business.
Our client is a major pet food company dedicated to nutrition technology. They are a leader in developing innovative, cost effective, healthy and flavorful products. They currently have a new opportunity for a Sr. Scientist, Implementation & Support at their facility in the Midwest.
Their mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationship between people and their pets by providing the best, leading-edge pet nutrition technology, products and expertise to pet owners, veterinary professionals and other key pet professionals worldwide. The Company is a globally-recognized Best Place to Work.