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In Food Science, the Gender Pay Gap is Narrowing
According to the 2017 IFT Employment and Salary Survey, younger women in the profession have achieved salary parity with men. What’s more, women’s salaries are growing, and women in the industry are feeling more and more optimistic about their opportunities in the science of food. Read more >

More than Meatballs: Designing the Food at IKEA
Meet the IKEA chef who’s using the company's process of democratic design to develop new products, increase freshness and improve the food in their stores. Read more >

How Innovation is Shaping the Future of Food
One of the most fascinating elements of this recent surge in innovation in food science and food start-ups is the involvement of entrepreneurs who do not have food science backgrounds. By combining this entrepreneurial spirit with the knowledge and skills of food science professionals, food start-ups are embracing a trans-disciplinary approach that has led to some incredible innovation. Read more >

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