Visit to Cocoa Plantation

Dr. Martini recently visited a Cocoa Plantation in Dominican Republic.  The trip was organized and sponsored by...

IFT Annual Meeting and Expo – June 25/28, 2017

Dr. Silvana Martini will be an invited speaker during the 2017 IFT Annual Meeting and Expo.  Her talk is scheduled on June 28th at 11:35 am under the Session: Innovations in Healthy Oils and Fat Systems and their Applications in Foods.

AOCS Annual Meeting and Expo – April 30/May 3 2017

The Martini Lab will be participating in the next AOCS Annual Meeting and Expo in Orlando during May 2017.  We will have several oral and poster presentations related to the use of ultrasound to crystallize fats.  We hope to see you there!

Sensory panel – BEEF – March 31, 2016 9am to 4:30pm

Help us conduct a sensory panel for BEEF on March 31, 2016.  It takes only a few minutes and you will receive a $5 gift card for the Aggie Creamery. Note: Participants must be 18 or older. Pregnant women, vegetarians, and people with food allergies or...

the Martini-Lab Team participates at She-Tech

SheTech Explorer Day is a conference for high school girls 9th through 12th grade. The day-long event included hands-on workshops in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The ultimate goal is to expose girls to technology in an entertaining atmosphere as...

Bruker Pulse NMR back in action

Our aging Bruker pulse NMR, a work horse of the lab began powering-off on its own after about 10 minutes in operation. It seemed it was time to find $80,000 for a new model however we opened the case and discovered that a fan cooling the power supply for the...

Yubin Ye completes PhD

Congratulations to Yubin Ye for completing his Ph.D. work. Thank you Yubin for your superior effort and willingness to help out whenever...

Free Aggie Store Gift Certificate – Participate in Sensory panel

The Sensory Laboratory needs your participation to evaluate milk samples. Earn a gift certificate for the Aggie Store ($2.50 value) When:  March 4, 18, and 25  from noon until about 5pm or until the required numbers (126) have participated.  Visit early to ensure you...

Excellent tour of Millcreek Cacao and Coffee Roasters

Thanks to Dana Brewster & Mark DelVecchio owners and operators of Millcreek Cacao Roasters at651 South Main Street in Salt Lake City, Utah for providing a most informative glimpse into artisan chocolate production from scratch.  More information about the company...

Millcreek Cacao Roasters Tour

Don’t miss this great opportunity to visit the Millcreek Cacao Roasters.  The AACT-Rocky Mountain section is organizing a tour that will show us how this company processes cocoa beans to obtain delicious chocolate!  If you want more information regarding this...

Can you smell fat?

New research suggests that we are able to smell fatty acids… Follow this link for more information: http://www.stonehearthnewsletters.com/your-nose-knows-fat/fat/

Announcement – 2014 Jan. 17 Earn a free Aggie Ice Cream Coupon

Participate in a sensory panel and earn one free coupon redeemable at the Aggie Ice Cream Where: Sensory laboratory first floor in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Sciences. When: Friday, January 17, 2014 — 10am until 2pm or until enough...