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Jun 15, 2019

Susie Bautista is a flavor chemist whom I came to know through her blog, www.flavorscientist.com. Her newest adventure is actually in education, and she has experience teaching trough her volunteer work in STEM workshops sharing about scents. She has worked in the food and flavor industry for about 25 years - 18 as a...


Jun 8, 2019

Susie Bautista is a flavor chemist whom I came to know through her blog, www.flavorscientist.com. Her newest adventure is actually in education, and she has experience teaching trough her volunteer work in STEM workshops sharing about scents. She has worked in the food and flavor industry for about 25 years - 18 as a...


May 25, 2019

Remember the popularity of using canned chickpea (garbanzo bean) water to whip up meringues? Aquafaba is an incredibly functional ingredient, and it's a byproduct of various chickpea processing businesses.

The founders of Fora Foods Andrew McClure and Aidan Altman knew that, and when they were working out a way to make...


May 25, 2019

It doesn't sound mind-blowing to think that you would do a product development project by starting with the end in mind, and we spend a lot of time scoping our projects and describing what success looks like.

Aidan Altman and Andrew McClure took it a slight step further: they started with how they would manufacture it...


May 18, 2019

Terry Madden's background is in aseptic and process engineering, but he didn't start in a traditional food science or engineering school. He recognized that a career change was necessary to keep his job, and he  cross-trained into the industry. 

His journey from car mechanics to food safety builds a strong case for how...