Three women in a kitchen wearing hairnets. Robin Kim on the left is measuring corn syrup, while Jordan Roth holds the measuring cup. Sue Kim in the background takes the temperature of a sugar water solution in a pot on a stove.

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Three years late, food science make-up lab is sweet as sugar

Among all the missed experiences of spring 2020, first-year food science majors lost one more: the opportunity to make candy in a lab. They created gummy worms and candy bars a thousand days later.

  • Food Science
  • Food

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Six food and beverage producers from across New York took home shares of over $100,000 in prizes Friday at the first New York Concord Grape Innovation Awards, a business competition aimed at stimulating growth and innovation in the state’s...

  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Food Venture Center
Two female students laughing while eating ice cream.

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For their ice cream final project, students in Cornell’s introductory food science class – this year sweetened by a Renaissance theme – harkened back 500 years to explore flavors from antiquity.

  • Food Science
  • Food
Female student smiles on the left, next to a computer showing an image from a microscope, which is on the far right of the image.

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An apple a day may keep the veterinarian away. Juice, pulp and other waste from Empire apples, when injected into chicken eggs before hatching, show signs of boosting the animal’s health.

  • Food Science
  • Food
Olga Padilla-Zakour standing in a kitchen

Field Note

Olga Padilla-Zakour, M.S. ’88, Ph.D. ’91, professor of food processing in the Department of Food Science and director of the Cornell Food Venture Center at Cornell Agritech, is interim director for Cornell AgriTech, effective December 1, 2022.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Food Venture Center
  • Food Science