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EP 29: 2024 Consumer Trends, Chef Spike Mendelsohn on Good Eating, The Soil-Nutrition Connection

Learn from the brightest minds in food science and the industry insiders who bring the know-how in the February 2024 episodes of the Omnivore podcast. 

Trends expert Dr. Liz Sloan shares her take on some of the year’s biggest changes in consumer behavior and how they will play out in the marketplace. Chef Spike Mendelsohn discusses how he shifted his focus to food policy advocacy and planet-friendly eating. Plant nutrition researcher Robert Beelman talks about the undervalued connection between soil health and nutrition. Plus: Learn how to empower your business to reduce the negative impact of recalls with IFT’s Enterprise Traceability Education Suite, the new one-stop resource and only education solution designed to quickly help get your entire organization up to speed on key traceability concepts. 

EP 2: Foodservice Menu Upgrades, USDA’s Nutrition Chief Speaks, Ingredient Trends, and Light-Based Disinfection Tech

In this episode of Omnivore, Food Technology’s editorial team takes a deeper dive into a selection of 2022’s most significant stories and interviews taken from the August November print issues. Hear from consumer trends guru Liz Sloan on how menu superstars, reimagined classics and internationally inspired cuisine are upgrading foodservice menus. Discover how USDA’s nutrition chief Sara Bleich is poised to break down barriers to nutrition security and health equity. Get the scoop on the latest ingredient trends from the IFT FIRST show floor. And, find out more about how UV-LED and pulsed light disinfection technologies have advanced pathogen control in the food industry from nonthermal processing scientist Tatiana Koutchma. Plus: Information on IFT’s new Concierge membership program.