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Last week TIC Gums’ senior regional account manager David Audia and technical service representative Amanda Hoffman visited Ohio State University where they received a tour of the Parker Food Science and Technology Building. OSU works with many regional food companies by providing sensory testing and pilot plant runs to assist in product development. “It was great to see the pilot plant and how OSU is integrated within the community,” said Amanda.
The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences recently hosted the 2014 International Nonthermal Processing Short Course and Workshop. Under the direction of lead organizer, Dr. VM Balasubramaniam, the event drew over 170 participants from 24 countries. These participants represented various food processors, equipment vendors, government agencies, and academia.
After you divide up your Halloween loot and before you dive face first into a peanut butter cup, think about this: A whole bunch of molecular reactions had to occur to bring you that gooey goodness.