NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis considers potential challenges to the food supply chain during the coronavirus pandemic, offering direction to both industry and consumers on how to mitigate these challenges.
Food Entrepreneur Strategies Following COVID-19
March 26, 2020
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, current consumer behavior offers insight into which direction innovation and technology will head once this crisis is behind us. Food industry entrepreneurs should pay attention to these trends and consider future plans.
NCFIL Director’s Perspective: March 2020
March 25, 2020
NCFIL Executive Director Bill Aimutis reports on the NCFIL Pilot Plant status, staff expansion, food entrepreneurial status and possible COVID-19 industry impact.
NCFIL Pilot Plant Status
March 12, 2020
While NCFIL works hard to remedy an engineering issue so we can activate our Pilot Plant, our ideation and product development services are fully operational.
FBNS + NCFIL: From Vision to Realization
February 12, 2020
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.
NCFIL Director’s Report: 2020 Predictions
January 29, 2020
What flavor trend will prevail? Which cuisines will be hot? In his inaugural report, NCFIL Executive Director Dr. Bill Aimutis shares what's happening at NCFIL and offers predictions and trends for 2020.
EDPNC + NCFIL: Ready to Promote
January 22, 2020
Many organizations rallied to bring NCFIL to fruition, and the EDPNC is a tried and true partner. EDPNC promotes NCFIL, educating a variety of audiences about the lab's many innovative capabilities.
NC Food Innovation Lab: We've Launched
January 15, 2020
NCFIL's Open House hosted 250+ attendees for a first peek into the 16,000 SF state-of-the-art lab serving plant-based food innovators and positioned to ignite NC's food manufacturing industry.
NCDA&CS + NCFIL: Teamwork for the Win
December 18, 2019
Learn how the partnership between NCFIL and NCDA&CS benefits NCFIL clients, N.C. farmers, the agricultural industry and the overall economic health of N.C.
Cindy Calhoun: Enthusiastic Team Player
December 3, 2019
NCFIL Senior Food Scientist Cindy Calhoun uses her 30+ years food science experience to guide, support and encourage NCFIL clients in her state-of-the-art Product Development Lab/Test Kitchen.