10 episodes

Advances in food science and technology are key to solving one of the world’s greatest modern challenges: How to sustainably and safely feed and nourish a global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Join the award-winning editors of Food Technology, the flagship magazine of the Institute of Food Technologists, every other Monday for Omnivore, the podcast that amplifies the voices of the international food science and technology community working to feed the world. Curated from the pages of Food Technology, each episode serves up a series of solutions-oriented content and expert viewpoints on the food industry’s most top-of-mind issues, fortified by sound, science-based analysis. Featuring lively discussion and interviews with leading food scientists and researchers, product innovators, policy makers and thought leaders from across the world of food, you’ll find the Omnivore podcast an audio smorgasbord where the business and science of food intersect, from growing and harvesting to production, distribution, and consumption.

Omnivore Food Technology Magazine

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    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Advances in food science and technology are key to solving one of the world’s greatest modern challenges: How to sustainably and safely feed and nourish a global population expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Join the award-winning editors of Food Technology, the flagship magazine of the Institute of Food Technologists, every other Monday for Omnivore, the podcast that amplifies the voices of the international food science and technology community working to feed the world. Curated from the pages of Food Technology, each episode serves up a series of solutions-oriented content and expert viewpoints on the food industry’s most top-of-mind issues, fortified by sound, science-based analysis. Featuring lively discussion and interviews with leading food scientists and researchers, product innovators, policy makers and thought leaders from across the world of food, you’ll find the Omnivore podcast an audio smorgasbord where the business and science of food intersect, from growing and harvesting to production, distribution, and consumption.

    EP 40: DIY Food Manufacturing, Responding to Market Disruption, Unlocking Formulation Secrets

    EP 40: DIY Food Manufacturing, Responding to Market Disruption, Unlocking Formulation Secrets

    Learn from the brightest minds in food science in the July episodes of the Omnivore podcast. Julie Smolyansky, CEO and president of Lifeway Foods, talks about her decision to keep manufacturing in house after her father, a mechanical engineer, started the company in 1986. Rob Dongoski, global lead for food and agriculture at Kearney, shares … Continue reading EP 40: DIY Food Manufacturing, Responding to Market Disruption, Unlocking Formulation Secrets →

    • 37 min
    EP 39: Career Insights from a Recruiter, Coffee Origin Myths, The Future of Food Technology

    EP 39: Career Insights from a Recruiter, Coffee Origin Myths, The Future of Food Technology

    Learn from the brightest minds in food science in the July episode of the Omnivore podcast. Recruiter Moira McGrath shares her take on science of food career opportunities, culture fit, and the perils of job hopping. Christina Birke Rune discusses her work dispelling a myth about coffee’s acidity and its origins. Futurist Tony Hunter explores … Continue reading EP 39: Career Insights from a Recruiter, Coffee Origin Myths, The Future of Food Technology →

    • 36 min
    EP 38: Food as a Healing Agent for Change, Food As Medicine, IFT FIRST Preview

    EP 38: Food as a Healing Agent for Change, Food As Medicine, IFT FIRST Preview

    Learn from the brightest minds in food science and technology in the June 2024 episode of the Omnivore podcast. Tambra Raye Stevenson shares her thoughts on the role women can play in promoting health and why we need a food bill of rights. Instacart’s Beatrice Abiero talks about her company’s efforts to turbocharge the food … Continue reading EP 38: Food as a Healing Agent for Change, Food As Medicine, IFT FIRST Preview →

    • 31 min
    EP 37: The Future of Product Innovation, Kelp in the Culinary Landscape, The Wonderful World of Fermentation

    EP 37: The Future of Product Innovation, Kelp in the Culinary Landscape, The Wonderful World of Fermentation

    Learn from the brightest minds in food science and technology in the June 2024 episodes of the Omnivore podcast. Jeff Grogg, managing director of JPG Resources, shares what he sees as a necessary reset to new product innovation and which categories are ripe for disruption. Chef Matt Haight of Atlantic Sea Farms talks about the … Continue reading EP 37: The Future of Product Innovation, Kelp in the Culinary Landscape, The Wonderful World of Fermentation →

    • 32 min
    EP 36: Exploring ‘Nutrition’s Dark Matter,’ EPR Packaging Hits the U.S., Naandi Foundation on GFSC

    EP 36: Exploring ‘Nutrition’s Dark Matter,’ EPR Packaging Hits the U.S., Naandi Foundation on GFSC

    The May episodes of Omnivore feature not-to-be-missed expert commentary on the latest food system innovations, challenges, and cutting-edge science. Biotech entrepreneur Sofia Elizondo discusses the untapped power and potential of bioactive compounds, which she describes as “the dark matter of nutrition.” Packaging expert Claire Koelsch Sand provides insight into Extended Producer Responsibility for packaging, an … Continue reading EP 36: Exploring ‘Nutrition’s Dark Matter,’ EPR Packaging Hits the U.S., Naandi Foundation on GFSC →

    • 38 min
    EP 35: Global Food System Challenge, Business Skills in Food Science Curricula, Feeding the Food Science Talent Pipeline

    EP 35: Global Food System Challenge, Business Skills in Food Science Curricula, Feeding the Food Science Talent Pipeline

    The May episodes of Omnivore feature not-to-be-missed expert commentary on the latest food system innovations, challenges, and cutting-edge science. Katharina Diehl, scaling specialist at HarvestPlus, talks about the impact HarvestPlus’ work has had in Nairobi and what it plans to do with the Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge Grand Prize to scale the … Continue reading EP 35: Global Food System Challenge, Business Skills in Food Science Curricula, Feeding the Food Science Talent Pipeline →

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

Kantha Shelke ,

Perfect for listening & learning about food in an easily digestible way!

IFT’s Omnivore podcast brilliantly captures valuable research and reports in easy listening nuggets that one can listen and learn from while walking, exercising, driving, or even doing chores!
The range of experts sharing insights from their line of work is both credible and reassuring.

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