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Robert Shewfelt - Back Page
December 2009 Issue
"A student came by who was transferring up from Georgia Southern. I asked her how she found out about food science. She said ‘my dream job is to work at M&M/Mars.’ I said I heard something on NPR about a new book on chocolate. She said ‘yes, The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret Life of Hershey and Mars.’ I didn’t think much about it. Just before Christmas break she stopped by, and she gave me a gift. It was the book. Sometime over the Christmas vacation I got the brilliant idea that chocolate might make a better freshman seminar than spoiled food." ” —Robert Shewfelt, on how his less-than-successful freshman seminar on food spoilage 10 years ago evolved into the wildly popular “Chocolate Science” seminar offered today. ROBERT SHEWFELT Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor & Undergraduate Coordinator Department of Food Science and Technology, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences B.S., in Food Science, Clemson University;
M.S., in Food Science, University …
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