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.
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis was recently featured in a Business North Carolina article entitled, "Growth Potential," discussing NCFIL and the growth of plant-based proteins.
Big Idea Ventures Partners with NC State
March 5, 2021
Big Idea Ventures recently announced the launch of the Generation Food Rural Partners (GFRP) fund and NC State University as its first partner. The fund promotes the economic development of rural U.S. communities.
NCFIL Executive Director’s Perspective: Jan/Feb 2021
March 4, 2021
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis reports on NCFIL's activity, the rise of meat alternatives, the nutritional importance of protein, and global protein shortages.
Alternative Proteins: Aimutis Featured in Food Engineering
February 26, 2021
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis was recently featured in a Food Engineering article entitled “Alternative Protein Market Growth Shows No Signs of Slowing."
NCFIL Supports NC Mushroom Farmers
February 24, 2021
NCFIL partners with North Carolina mushroom farmers Haw River Mushrooms and Growing for Good, advising their leadership on growth, processes, distribution and safety.
February 17, 2021
Not a mushroom fan? Think again. U.S. mushroom consumption is on the rise, and it's no surprise. Mushrooms are loaded with all sorts of nutrients, and there's hundreds of edible species.
NCFIL helps accelerators, incubators and investors promote their clients' success and enables equipment manufacturers to test new equipment or prove existing products' capabilities.
Blue Mountain Flavors: Partner in Food Innovation
January 20, 2021
Blue Mountain Flavors, an early supporter of NCFIL, develops a broad range of savory flavors, empowering customers to flavor the foods of the future.
NCFIL Executive Director’s Perspective: Nov/Dec 2020
December 16, 2020
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis reports on NCFIL's activity, consumers' approach to health and desire for sustainability, the growth of plant-based foods, and the holiday season.