Kelly Hensel, senior digital editor of Food Technology magazine, chats with BI Nutraceuticals (booth S1045) and Mizkan America (booth S2240) about innovative applications for botanicals and beer/spirits ingredients.
Panelists in the Monday afternoon featured session explored the complexity and challenges food companies experience when well-intentioned consumer demands are in direct conflict with their eco-friendly, healthy, and sustainable intent.
Interest in clean label, organic products, and gourmet ingredients are shaping the way that consumers shop for foods and beverages.
Tamar Haspel, Washington Post columnist, moderates a discussion on how shifting diets to more plant-based food might impact the environment. Panelists include: Mary Christ-Erwin, Taylor Wallace, Adam Drewnowski, and Jessica Fanzo.
The IFT17 screening of Food Evolution drew an enthusiastic audience response. The film uses the debate around GMOs to further the dialogue about the role of science in the food system.