Month: October 2013

SCIFTS Dinner Meeting – October 2013

The monthly SCIFTs dinner was held on October 16, which coincided with World Food Day. We heard from two keynote speakers, E.N.  Anderson, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology,  Emeritus at University of California, Riverside and Mark A. Lowry, Director, Orange County Food Bank.  Dr. Anderson spoke about global hunger issues and his work with families in…
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Grande Bravo: A tool to help reduce fat and calories while maintaining texture and flavor

One of the functional ingredient tools in the SPI Group tool box is a functional whey protein called Bravo, manufactured by Grande Custom Ingredients. Bravo has unique cold water binding properties that can improve texture and creaminess in a wide range of applications. For example, we have helped customer use Bravo to: • Improve the…
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Central Valley IFT meeting at Hilmar

We had a tremendous turnout for the joint NCIFT and CVIFT event at the new Hilmar Innovation Center! We were honored to be one of the first groups to tour the brand new Hilmar Innovation Center. The tour was well received and showed the local food industry’s interest and appreciation for Hilmar’s contributions. The new…
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