Tag Archives: food scientist

Episode 13: Hacking Food Waste: A follow-up with IFT Student Competition Winners



Join host Bruce Perkins to learn more about the student group who won the Don’t Spoil It! An International Digital Hackathon in March 2021. The students share their motivations for joining the competition, the benefits from the competition, how they overcame obstacles, what they are currently working on and more.

Marcela Silva: Zamorano Pan-American Agricultural School, Nigel Kang: University of Minnesota, Sofia Sierra Zamorano Pan-American Agricultural School, Fawaz Bagoudou: Shinshu University, Chandrima Shrivastava: Empa


Episode 9: Fresh Produce – Ready to Eat and Ready to Explore



Fresh fruits and vegetables are a delicious part of any meal and are the area of focus for our next
discussion. As the episode unravels, we will learn about increasing fresh produce consumption in school
aged children, using genetics to make delicious fruits into manageable crops, and how “new” produce is
introduced to the market. From romanesco to watercress, join us as we explore the world of fresh
produce.

Speaker:
Max Teplitski, Chief Science Officer, Produce Marketing Association