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NC Food Innovation Lab

A woman in a food lab measuring items

Oct 13, 2021

Emilize Momplaisir: Exploring Aspects of Food Science at NCFIL

NCFIL Summer Intern Emilize Momplaisir spends her time working in the Test Kitchen, appreciating the use of NCFIL's technology and the team's guidance. 

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. 

A server with a salad and flatbread pizza

May 28, 2020

Food Business Rejuvenation During COVID-19: Opportunity to Innovate

Food industry companies and entrepreneurs must plan how to position themselves once COVID-19 has subsided. A focus on business strategies, innovation, personnel safety and financing is essential. 

A group of people inside the new NC Food Innovation Lab in Kannapolis, North Carolina

Mar 6, 2020

FBNS + NCFIL: From Vision to Realization

NC State's FBNS Department has partnered with NCFIL since the very beginning: instrumental in its vision and active in its development. FBNS will also be very influential in NCFIL's future success. 

Packets of different plant-based protein powder

Nov 13, 2019

Healthy Innovation

NC State's Food Innovation Lab focuses on plant-based foods and aims to increase food processing in N.C. 

Close up of blueberries and blueberry gummies.

Aug 29, 2019

Coming Up: Healthier Foods, With Less Food Loss

A partnership rich with Wolfpack DNA leads to a winning new food for health-conscious consumers. And more products are on their way, made largely from leftovers from farms and food processors. 

tables of fresh produce

Jul 25, 2018

Introducing the NC Food Innovation Lab

The North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center, a soon-to-be hub for plant-based food science and manufacturing advancement, is undergoing some change. For starters, a new name: the North Carolina Food Innovation Lab. 

Aerial photo of North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis

Jul 19, 2017

‘Defining Moment’: Food Processing Innovation Center Poised to Boost N.C. Economy

The new North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center could create jobs, revitalize rural communities, open new markets for entrepreneurs and farmers … and the list goes on.