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Staff Feature: Kellie Pike-DeLamerens, Course Development

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September 12, 2022

We are happy to welcome Kellie Pike-DeLamerens to our Discover FSHN Series! Kellie is a double gator, graduating from the University of Florida with both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. Now, she is back in the Food Science and Human ... READ MORE

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Welcome to the UF Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, 2022 Edition!

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August 22, 2022

Welcome back to the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida for the 2022-2023 academic year! We look forward to sharing many incredible adventures in research, academics, special events, and more. Read on to ... READ MORE

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UF study shows why ‘aromatic’ blueberries taste better

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August 3, 2022

They may be called “aromatic” blueberries, but they don’t just smell nice -- they taste good. University of Florida scientists now know why: These fruits contain just the right genetic combination to produce the chemistry required for ... READ MORE

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Tags: Aroma, Charles Sims, Consumers, Flavor, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Horticultural Sciences, Patricio Munoz, Plant Breeding, Taste, Terpene, UF Sensory Laboratory, Volatiles
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Faculty Feature: Dr. Boce Zhang, Food Science

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July 1, 2022

In this installment of our Discover FSHN Series, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Boce Zhang. Dr. Zhang is an assistant professor of food microbiology in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at UF. His multi-disciplinary research aims ... READ MORE

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Tags: Astromicrobiology, Biointerface Science, Discover Fshn, Discover Fshn Series, Dr. Boce Zhang, Faculty, Food Science, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Science Faculty, Food Systems, Food-science-faculty-feature, Machine Learning, Microbial Omics, Nanopore Sequencing, Nanotechnology, Pathogen Resistance, Smart Packaging
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Food scientist explains kombucha’s growing appeal, how it’s made


June 28, 2022

Kombucha, a fizzy drink made from fermented tea, used to be found only at specialty stories. But today, many grocery stores carry an array of kombucha products. Both consumers and kombucha brewers are driving this trend, said Katherine Thompson-Witrick, ... READ MORE

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Tags: Fermentation, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Katherine Thompson-Witrick, Kombucha

UF scientists finding grapes to grow in Florida; upcoming field day to feature research update, wine-making workshop

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June 23, 2022

Florida farmers and other businesspeople are bubbling with enthusiasm to make wine. There are about 40 wineries around Florida. Further, as of 2017 (the most recent year for which there’s data), growers in the Sunshine State were producing ... READ MORE

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Tags: Ali Sarkhosh, Andrew MacIntosh, Diseases, Fermentation, Field Trials, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Grape Field Day, Grapes, Horticultural Sciences, Muscadine Grapes, Plant Science Research And Education Unit, Wine
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Fungal-Derived Proteins: The Mechanism Behind Preventing Iron Deficiency

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June 13, 2022

Welcome to our latest installment of FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at The University of Florida. Today’s guest poster is Gözde Gülseren, a first-year ... READ MORE

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Better-for-You Gluten-Free Product Development is on the Rise

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February 14, 2022

Welcome back to FSHN Research Journeys, a series that follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at UF. Today's guest poster is Sharyn Passeretti, a former chef and current FSHN lab manager who ... READ MORE

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