USU Food Science Club Annual Social

Our Food Science Club at USU held its Annual Social yesterday.  Thank you to all the students that provided food from all over the world.  And thank you to Dr. Walsh who once again invited us into her house.  [album:...
IFT/AACT Utah Food & Candy Expo 2010 a Huge Success

IFT/AACT Utah Food & Candy Expo 2010 a Huge Success

As promised the 2010 Utah Food & Candy Expo hosted by the Institute for Food Technologists Bonneville Section and the American Association of Candy Technologists Rocky Mountain Section was a terrific success.  [album:...
2010 Utah Food & Candy Expo

2010 Utah Food & Candy Expo

Last year’s Food and Candy Exposition sponsored by the Institute of Food Technologists Bonneville Section and the American Association of Candy Technologists Rocky Mountain Section was a huge success with record attendance. The next Expo.  in Sandy, Utah on April 6th...
Utah Public Radio interviews Dr. Silvana Martini

Utah Public Radio interviews Dr. Silvana Martini

This morning on Utah Public Radio (UPR), Silvana Martini discussed chocolate and cheese and the influence of lipid micro-structure on sensory attributes of these products. The UPR program Access Utah is sponsored by the Utah State University Center for Advanced...
Huge success for USU’s CAN at Supply Side West

Huge success for USU’s CAN at Supply Side West

Booth traffic at this years Supply Side West held in Las Vegas on Nov 12 and 13 was high with dozens of interested companies stopping for more information about Utah State University’s Center for Advanced Nutrition (CAN). It was the first time for CAN to exhibit...
Center for Advanced Nutrition exhibits at Supply Side West '09

Center for Advanced Nutrition exhibits at Supply Side West '09

The Center for Advanced Nutrition (CAN), led by a team of internationally-recognized scientists with an impressive history of experience and expertise, fosters interaction and conducts research with private commerce and academic institutions at state, national, and...

Dr. Rich Hartel visits USU on Friday, Nov. 6

We are proud to have Dr. Richard Hartel, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, visiting our University on Friday, November 6th.  Dr. Hartel has more than 20 years of experience in food crystallization and is an internationally recognized researcher.  During his...
Dr. Rich Hartel to present Caramel 101 to AACT

Dr. Rich Hartel to present Caramel 101 to AACT

Dr. Rich Hartel, Confectionery Scientist from the University of Wisconsin, is back (he gave the wonderful presentation on candy crystallization 2 years ago.) This time he will speak on “Caramel Science”. Thursday  November 5th Salt Lake City, Utah Joseph Smith...
AOCS – Crystallization of Lipids Conference

AOCS – Crystallization of Lipids Conference

An exceptional program including the world’s leading researchers in crystallization was held on October 3 and 4rth in Toronto, Ontario, Canada immediately prior to the 23 Annual meeting of the Canadian Section of the American Oil Chemist’s Society. The...
USU brings back coconut bowling title

USU brings back coconut bowling title

The American Association of Candy Technologists Rocky Mountain Section (www.aactrm.org) and Institute of Food Technologists Bonneville Section held their annual Famous Dave’s BBQ Extravaganza at Liberty Park in Salt Lake City yesterday evening. The event was...
Kick-off for Meat Descriptive Panel Training

Kick-off for Meat Descriptive Panel Training

Training for the new meat descriptive panel commenced today in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and food Sciences.  Sixteen panelists will undergo several months of intensive training two or three times per week to develop an acute capability for discriminating...
Martini featured speaker in Toronto

Martini featured speaker in Toronto

On October 3-4, Dr. Silvana Martini will be one of the featured speakers in the conference “Crystallization of Lipids, Nucleation to Application” organized by the Canadian Section of the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS).   Martini will talk...
Lab travels to Orlando for 100th AOCS meeting

Lab travels to Orlando for 100th AOCS meeting

Our lab will be attending 100th Annual Meeting and Exposition for the American Oil Chemist’s Society in Orlando, Florida on May 3rd through May 6th. Silvana Martini Ph.D. and Megan Tippets M.Sc. and Ph.D. candidate will presenting technical research papers at...
Utah Food & Candy Expo … More than sweet !

Utah Food & Candy Expo … More than sweet !

UtahFood and Candy Expo, a joint session held by the Institute of Food Technologists, Bonneville Section AND the American Association of Candy Technologists, Rocky Mountain Section was held yesterday in Sandy, Utah.  Vendors throughout the country attended including...
Annual Food and Candy Expo

Annual Food and Candy Expo

Institute of Food Technologist Bonneville Section and American Association of Candy Technologyists Rocky Mountain Section combined Suppliers Night for 2009