Source: www.newswise.com | Story Posted: February 25, 2011 | Category: Food Industry

CanolaInfo and IFT Launch Product Development Competition

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), IFT Student Association and CanolaInfo announced the inaugural Heart-Healthy Product Development Competition, which called for students to create new, heart-healthy food products made with canola oil.

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), IFT Student Association and CanolaInfo announced the inaugural Heart-Healthy Product Development Competition, which called for students to create new, heart-healthy food products made with canola oil.  Products could be for any meal of the day, but had to be low in saturated fat and free of trans fat. Three finalist teams of nine will present their products at IFT’s Wellness ‘11 Conference March 23-24, in Rosemont, Ill. The winning team will receive a check for $3,500 among other perks.