You MUST take THIS first step to start your career!

Are you still a student or have you just graduated?  Whether you are still at school undecided about your career path or you’ve just graduated and are looking for your first job. Take this first Read More …

Don’t Become a Food Scientist if You Don’t Like to Talk!

I think that one of the biggest misconceptions about scientists–including food scientists–is those that are on the research side of the industry don’t need or desire to develop good communication skills. This issue comes up Read More …

Go Ahead, Eat Food Off the Kitchen Floor!

For whatever reason, screaming “five second rule!” right after dropping food on the kitchen floor makes it totally acceptable to pick it up and eat it. But this myth has been officially debunked. A study Read More …

Clean Label Development: A Young Product Developer’s Take…

Both Jaime Reeves and Sherrill Cropper talk about Clean Label and Non-GMO and how it can difficult be to formulate and source ingredients. Dr. Reeves and Dr. Cropper also have Ph.D’s, which means that their Read More …

Food Science Jobs in a Budding Industry

From whole foods to organic and gluten-free, consumer preference is forever evolving, catalysed by research in food science. Nowadays, one particular bioactive molecule is generating a lot of ‘buzz’. Read More …

E5: Heather McCain on Sensory Analysis, Lettuce & Leadership

This week we interview future Sensory Analyst and Taste Chemist, Heather McCain. It’s a must for those thinking about Grad school and student leadership. Read More …