IFTNEXT Food Disruptors

IFTNEXT Food Disruptors


Latest Episodes

Episode 27: Understanding and Addressing Global Hunger
January 25, 2021

Today’s discussion includes Dr. William Moseley, a DeWitt Wallace Professor of geography and director of the Food, Agriculture & Society Program at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and Dr. Barbara Burlingame,

Episode 26: Food Industry Trend Predictions for 2021
January 06, 2021

Today’s podcast features Kelly Hensel, IFT’s senior digital editor, and John Ruff, IFT’s Chief Science and Technology Officer. We’ll be discussing a few of the major trends that both Food Technology Magazine’s editorial team as well as IFT’s Science,

Episode 25: The New Dietary Guidelines
December 17, 2020

Today’s podcast is just in time for New Year’s resolutions because we’ll be talking about the upcoming 2020-2025 dietary guidelines for Americans. While the new guidelines are expected to be announced by the end of the year,

Episode 24: Exploring the Gut Microbiome
December 07, 2020

While studies of human gut flora have taken place for decades, scientists have only recently started to dissect the complex relationship between the microbiome, diet, immune functioning, and overall health. As knowledge on the microbiome develops,

Episode 23: Food Safety Experts on Recalls, Coronavirus, Traceability, and more
September 15, 2020

September is National Food Safety Education Month and today, we’re joined by three food safety experts to explore the latest in foodborne illnesses, safety, and prevention. We’ll discuss the implications of food recalls, food safety and coronavirus,

Episode 22: Looking to the Future: Economic Practices, Technology, and Collaboration
May 21, 2020

The world we live in is in flux. On this podcast, we continue our conversation with IFT’s own Maria Velissariou and April Rinne on where they see the world going, particularly as it relates to food, economic practices, emerging technologies,

Episode 21: Sustaining Our Global Food System: Our Role as Global Citizens
May 21, 2020

On this podcast, we discuss global connectedness, including the complexities of both economies and supply chains, as well as what it means to be a global citizen. Joining us in this discussion are Maria Velissariou and April Rinne.

Episode 20: Trends & Consumer Behaviors in the time of COVID-19: Foodservice
May 18, 2020

With the rapid spread of COVID-19, the global food system has been pulled into new and uncertain territory. New recommendations for personal and public safety, the global nature of the pandemic, and resulting shifts in consumer behavior have all contri...

Episode 19: Trends & Consumer Behaviors in the time of COVID-19: Food Retail
May 14, 2020

With the rapid spread of COVID-19, the global food system has been pulled into new and uncertain territory. New recommendations for personal and public safety, the global nature of the pandemic, and resulting shifts in consumer behavior have all contri...

Episode 18: COVID-19: Implications for Food Manufacturing
April 03, 2020

With the rapid spread of COVID-19, the global food system has been pulled into new and uncertain territory. New recommendations for personal and public safety, the global nature of the pandemic, and resulting shifts in consumer behavior have all contri...