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Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

Lactobacillus

Feb 1, 2021

Lactobacillus Manipulates Bile Acids to Create Favorable Gut Environment

Probiotic bacteria create a better environment for their survival by manipulating bile acids. 

A group photo of nine individuals, African and Caucasian in front of a store front in Kenya.

Jan 25, 2021

Small Business Administration Honors NC State Spinoff SinnovaTek

A growing Raleigh-based company is helping children in sub-Saharan Africa, where vitamin A deficiency is widespread. 

Caramel sauce being poured into glass jars.

Dec 22, 2020

Sweet Additions for Your Favorite Ice Cream

The NC State Food Science Club has created original sauce toppings for your favorite scoop of Howling Cow. 

Dec 21, 2020

Vision and Value: The Scoop on Gary Cartwright’s Dairy Career

Curious about how NC State’s Howling Cow ice cream got its start? Here's the origin story from an alum and longtime dairy innovator. 

Asian woman in red graduation cap and gown

Dec 7, 2020

Nutrition Grad Finds Ways to Promote Wellness, from Virtual Reality to YouTube

A passion for food and fitness motivates Yue "Gabby" Xiong. 

Nov 23, 2020

Online Graduate Found Inspiration at NC State to Expand the Reach of Her Work

Lauren Nolley shares her story as a student at NC State as she prepares to graduate from the nutrition program. Nolley plans to use her to degree to help alleviate the effects of food insecurity. 

An illustration by the CDC shows ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Nov 10, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

While COVID-19 has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. University faculty and staff have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. 

Skyline of Raleigh North Carolina

Nov 2, 2020

From Sunrise to Startups, Grad Students Plan Futures

Whether it’s organic peanut production, better options for soybean crop rotation or finding new ways to help crops thrive, CALS graduate students are poised to make a difference. 

An Indian woman holding three packages of gummies

Sep 3, 2020

CALS Alumna Works To Prevent Food Waste

As a production and quality manager at Ripe Revival, CALS alumna Trisha Bhatia’s mission is to reduce as much food waste as possible. 

Josip Simunovic (left), Pablo Coronel, Michael Druga and Amanda Vargochik (right) at the 2015 Edison Innovation Awards.

Aug 3, 2020

The Economic Impact of Microwave Processing: From Greene County to Kenya

Josip Simunovic has a passion for improving the world. One food product at a time. His microwave processing technology to turn ugly produce into long-lasting puree has had a major economic impact on communities from eastern North Carolina to Kenya.