March 2019

Accelerated Moisture Equilibration in Dry Dough Systems

  About Schwan’s: Schwan’s is a national, multibillion-dollar company that manufactures and markets many popular brands including Red Baron®, Tony’s®, and Freschetta® pizzas, Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts, and  Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. Open Innovation Challenge: Schwan’s is seeking a technology that will enable accelerated moisture equilibration in dry dough systems. Reason for Seeking External Innovation Partnership: The current gold standard formula and process for making egg roll skins requires a… Read More »Accelerated Moisture Equilibration in Dry Dough Systems

Reduced Conversion Cost of Liquid Milk

    About Land O’Lakes: Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2018 annual sales of $15 billion, Land O’Lakes is one of the nation’s largest cooperatives, ranking 216 on the Fortune 500. Building on a legacy of more than 97 years of operation, Land O’Lakes today operates some… Read More »Reduced Conversion Cost of Liquid Milk

Chip Integrity in Refrigerated Dairy Desserts

    About Land O’Lakes: Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2018 annual sales of $15 billion, Land O’Lakes is one of the nation’s largest cooperatives, ranking 216 on the Fortune 500. Building on a legacy of more than 97 years of operation, Land O’Lakes today operates some… Read More »Chip Integrity in Refrigerated Dairy Desserts

New Uses for Dairy By-Products

    About Land O’Lakes: Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2018 annual sales of $15 billion, Land O’Lakes is one of the nation’s largest cooperatives, ranking 216 on the Fortune 500. Building on a legacy of more than 97 years of operation, Land O’Lakes today operates some… Read More »New Uses for Dairy By-Products

Plant-Based, Non-Allergenic Food Aid Product

  About Hormel Foods: Hormel Foods is a Fortune 500 company that manufactures and markets brand-name food and meat products globally.  The company is headquartered in Austin, Minnesota where it was founded in 1891 by George Hormel. Open Innovation Challenge: Hormel Foods seeks a partnership to address non-allergenic, plant-based food protein product(s) to be used in underserved or nutrition-deficient communities and countries. Reason for Seeking External Innovation Partnership: Hormel Foods… Read More »Plant-Based, Non-Allergenic Food Aid Product