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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT YOUR FOOD? Chapman wins Regional College Bowl Competition!

June 10, 2019 by Maria Khalil | News

At the 2019 Pacific Southwest Area Meeting, Chapman took first place in a food science-based trivia competition: COLLEGE BOWL. In partnership with the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association, a team of Chapman food science students joined forces to plan and implement the 2019 Pacific Southwest Area Meeting/College Bowl Competition. The team was comprised of

Food Science Faculty Dr. John Miklavcic Granted AOCS Award The Health and Nutrition Division New Investigator Research Award

January 14, 2019 by | News

Assistant Professor of Food Science John Miklavcic, Ph.D., has received the Health and Nutrition Division New Investigator Research Award given by The American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS). This award is given out annually to researchers who have completed their Ph.D. within the past 10 years or who are under the age of 36. The award recognizes

Food Science Students Receive NAFFS Scholarship Award

September 15, 2016 by | News

For the 10th year in a row, The National Association of Flavors and Food-Ingredient Systems (NAFFS) has selected Chapman University’s Food Science program to be the beneficiary of scholarship support. This fall, Food Science graduate students Anjali Sarath and Shauna Salcido-Keamo became the latest students to receive NAFFS scholarship awards. To celebrate this honor, Schmid

Edible Food Packaging Food for thought and packaging

January 19, 2016 by | Student Author

Imagine walking into a grocery store where everything is wrapped in edible skins, with no other packaging. You would be able to eat your ice cream or protein bar right off the shelf, its package or wrapper included! Think biodegradable skins and shells like those of fruits (coconuts, bananas, apples, etc.). Would you be afraid

Apples of the Future: The Argument for Genetically Modified Apples The so-called "franken-fruit" known as the Arctic apple could last longer and have a positive impact on environmental waste.

November 23, 2015 by Tara Okuma | Student Author

First it’s Thanksgiving. And then there’s an entire month of holiday parties and dinners. At the center of many of them will be pie – either pumpkin or apple. It seems only fitting then that Food Science student Tara Okuma weighs in on Southern California’s apple picking season and the process of creating drought-tolerant apples.  Fall season brings about

In Defense of Pumpkin Spice One of the most hotly debated flavor crazes of the past several years deserves a good scientific defense.

October 26, 2015 by Alexa Sarcona | Student Author

With the fall season officially in full swing, we decided to ask Alexa Sarcona, a Food Science student, about some of the science behind pumpkins and specifically, pumpkin spice.  For those that do not live in Southern California, October means cable-knit sweaters, scarfs, and leaves turning orange. But how does one tell in

Pulp and Fish Bladders: The Science of the Protein Isinglass in Our Beer No one wants pulpy beers, but do we also want to drink protein from a fish bladder?

October 2, 2015 by Steven Rogers | Events

In light of Homecoming this week, we asked Food Science students to talk about some of the wonderful treats offered at the event. Among them would be beer, and this year we’re very excited to not just have any beer but a specifically a Chapman Panther Brew, specially created for the day by Bottle Logic

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