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Fortified Blended Foods Stakeholder Summit 

The goal of this summit is to provide the latest evidence of processing, formulation and nutritional efficacy related to fortified blended foods (FBFs) and to connect with suppliers and other important stakeholders.

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Date: To be determined

Topics Covered: FBF related processing technologies, policy, nutritional efficacy evidence, sensory and acceptability studies, economics, hands-on processing using a pilot-scale extrusion system, and quality evaluation lab demos.

Who Should Attend: Participants will include fortified blended foods suppliers, commodity growers, non-profits/ PVOs, policymakers, government agencies and research institutions.

For More Information: Please contact primary organizer Dr. Sajid Alavi (salavi@ksu.edu; Professor, Grain Science & Industry, Kansas State University) for further details on the Fortified Blended Foods Stakeholder Summit.

Meet the Summit Organizer

Sajid Alavi, P.h.D. 

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17 years of professional experience in food, pet food and feed processing

Has over 100 publications

Currently a professor at the Department of Grain Science and Industry at Kansas State University

Research interest in the areas of food engineering, extrusion processing for food, pet food, feed and industrial applications, interfaces between processing and nutrition, food microstructure imaging, and structure - texture relationships

Click here to learn more about Sajid.