NCFIL Executive Director’s Perspective: September 2021
September 1, 2021
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis provides a NCFIL business and facility update and reports on three industry concerns learned at the recent SNAXPO 2021 conference.
Joe Hildebrand: Certified Culinary Scientist
July 29, 2021
NCFIL Pilot Plant Manager Joe Hildebrand recently earned the Certified Culinary Scientist title from the Research Chefs Association.
NCFIL Executive Director Aimutis Elected IFT Fellow
July 19, 2021
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis was elected a 2021 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Fellow, along with ten other members globally.
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis was recently featured in the episode titled “Growing Food Entrepreneurship in NC” on NC State’s podcast Farms, Food and You.
Ranking third as the most energy-intensive industry, the food industry should consider focusing on sustainability and lowering its energy usage.
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis reports on NCFIL operations, equipment being commissioned, long lead times of packaging and products, and NCFIL's diverse portfolio mix.
Gifts To Help NCFIL Grow
May 5, 2021
Mother Murphy's Laboratories and Blue Mountain Flavors both made sponsorship-level donations to NCFIL during NC State's annual Day of Giving campaign.
Equipment Spotlight: Bühler Extruder
May 3, 2021
The Buhler Extruder at NCFIL offers extrusion processing for both food entrepreneurs and multinational food companies, supporting the recent growth in plant-based foods that use this form of processing.
One-Stop Shop: NCFIL Featured in Business Facilities
April 16, 2021
The NC Food Innovation Lab was recently featured in a Business Facilities article entitled, “North Carolina: One-Stop Shop For Food Industry,” as one of the state’s most valuable resources for food processors.
EDPNC + NCFIL: A Reciprocal Relationship
March 25, 2021
Mary Lesa Pegg, the new EDPNC Business Recruitment Manager for the Food Processing Industry, works closely with NCFIL Executive Director Dr. Bill Aimutis to spread the word about NCFIL.