Becoming a Food Scientist Surrounded by ‘Fake News’!

The topic of fake news has come up a lot in the media recently. While people tend to associate fake news with political topics, the spread of false information and lack of transparency also exists Read More …

Should I Take Food Science or Nutrition?

Hey Team FoodGrads! Maybe you have this question, or maybe you know someone who has the same dilemma? Perhaps you had never thought of a career in Food Science or Diet/Nutrition and want to learn Read More …

Steps to Success: A ‘Sweet’ Start-Up Story

Neale’s Sweet N Nice Ice cream was created by my Grandfather Alfred Neale in the early 1940’s until the 1980’s in the small island of Trinidad.  From the stories I’ve heard from my Mom, Aunts and Read More …

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 …