United Nations Agencies and the Role of Food Technology in Supporting Global Food Security
When: Wednesday, 07/18/2018 through Wednesday, 07/18/2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: McCormick Place - S402AB
The session aims at providing clarity on how interested food technologists could participate either remotely or locally in the various programs managed by UN food agencies. This is a first collective step between these organizations and IFT to find avenues to identify food technology capabilities and resources that can contribute to the strengthening of capacities of local communities that these organizations assist.
How E-Commerce Is Changing the Food Packaging Landscape
When: Tuesday, 07/17/2018 through Tuesday, 07/17/2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: McCormick Place - S404A
Technology Transfer Between Academia and Industry: Facing Challenges Associated With Protein Processing and Consumption
When: Tuesday, 07/17/2018 through Tuesday, 07/17/2018, 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Where: McCormick Place - S404BC
The following four cases are presented: (i) Retaining the quality of protein-rich foods using low temperature dehydration technology; (ii) A sustainable and commercially feasible method for enhancing nutrient release and bioavailability of pulses; (iii) Mechanisms to functionalize or restructure alternative proteins for future application in meat-based products; and (iv) Microalgae as an alternative and sustainable protein source.