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How Oat Milk is Made

oatly milk

“Making” milk from a cow is ‘easy’, that is, from a chemist’s perspective. All you have to do is feed and grow a cow, let her give birth and the cow will make milk all by herself. Your cow is…

Where Rice Comes From

risotto rice kernels

Brown rice, Basmati rice, par-boiled rice, whole grain rice, there are a lot of different types of rice. Some are actually different types of rice, others are simply processed in a different way, causing them to behave and be different.…

The Science of Cold Brew Coffee

three cold brew coffee experiments

This is a guest post by a fellow food scientist with ample experience in various categories of new product development: Nathan Silva. Feel free to connect with him on LinkedIn. Cold brew coffee has been taking over the U.S. coffee…

When & How to Use Frozen Berries

close up of ice crystals on frozen raspberries

Fresh blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, they’re delicious and juicy. But, they’re also very seasonal and fragile. There’s a reason they tend to be sold in sturdy plastic containers, even a slight bruise ruins them. The presence of these brightly colored fruits…