NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis was recently featured in a Food Industry Executive article entitled “Food Innovation During and After COVID-19.”
NCFIL Director’s Perspective: June 2020
June 30, 2020
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis reports on NCFIL's reopening status, food supply chain disruption, consumer spending behavior and food manufacturers' profitability and need for innovation.
NCRC + NCFIL: Growth In Place
June 24, 2020
The North Carolina Research Campus makes sense as a home to and partner with the NC Food Innovation Lab, which is dedicated to supporting plant-based food innovators.
NCFIL: Setting Our Vision In Motion
June 16, 2020
NCFIL will be an economic leader through the application of food technology, encouraging a collaborative environment amongst scientists, industry, entrepreneurs and government.
NCFIL Director’s Perspective: May 2020
June 3, 2020
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis reports on NCFIL's Business Recovery Plan, Pilot Plant status and recent activity as well as food innovation and investment post-COVID-19.
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.
This blog considers the future of plant-based meats, food manufacturing efficiency, brick-and-mortar shopping and restaurants, as the U.S. begins to reopen from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Joseph Hildebrand: NCFIL's New Pilot Plant Manager
May 15, 2020
NCFIL's new Pilot Plant Manager Joseph Hildebrand looks forward to focusing on NCFIL clients, helping them evaluate what they want to do and how NCFIL can help.
NCFIL Director’s Perspective: April 2020
April 27, 2020
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis reports on the NCFIL Pilot Plant status, NCFIL recent activity, and the impact of COVID-19 on food entrepreneurs.
Continued Challenges to Global Food Supply Chains
April 23, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has exposed existing challenges to the global food supply chain, including workforce vulnerability, slaughterhouse consolidation, and truck driver and storage capacity shortages.