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  1. 1. <ul><li>Food and Beverage </li></ul><ul><li>David Wong </li></ul>
  2. 2. Chicken Wings or Fuel? <ul><li>Price for chicken is increasing because of the feeds that farmers are using is expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Fuel is running out and prices are rising </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative is biodiesel </li></ul><ul><li>Biodiesel uses corn which is also chicken feeds </li></ul><ul><li>If biodiesel comes in popularity, corn prices will rise therefore making chicken more expensive and potientally increase the price of biodiesel </li></ul>
  3. 3. A Vegetarian world <ul><li>More and more people are turning away from meat </li></ul><ul><li>To meet vegetarian demands grocery stores increase their shelves by adding more vegetarian products such as veggie burgers </li></ul><ul><li>A new trend of vegetarian restaurants </li></ul>
  4. 4. A Vegetarian World cont’d <ul><li>Vegetarian foods can be classified into several different types: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional foods that have always been vegetarian (Cereals/grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soy products including Tofu and Tempeh are common protein sources. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textured vegetable protein (TVP), made from defatted soy flour, is often included in chili and burger recipes in place of ground meat. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meat analogues, which mimic the taste, texture, and appearance of meat and are often used in recipes that traditionally contained meat. Vegans may also use analogues for eggs and dairy products. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food usually regarded as suitable for all types of the vegetarian cuisine usually include: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cereals/grains: maize, corn, wheat, rice, barley, sorghum, millet, oats, rye, triticale, buckwheat, fonio, quinoa; derived products such as flour (dough, bread, pasta, baked goods) (assuming they have been made without dairy products, such as butter-crust bread). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vegetables (fresh or pickled) and mushrooms (though some strict Indian vegetarians do not eat mushrooms); derived products such as vegetable fats and oils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fruit (fresh or dried) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legumes: beans (including soybeans and soy products such as tempeh, tofu, soy milk, and TVP), chickpeas, peas, lentils, peanuts) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tree nuts and seeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spices and herbs </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. A Vegetarian World cont’d <ul><li>Sir Paul McCartney sums it all up: “If anyone wants to save the planet, all they have to do is just stop eating meat. That’s the single most important thing you could do. It’s staggering when you think about it. Vegetarianism takes care of so many things in one shot: ecology, famine, cruelty.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Beer Store <ul><li>has over 440 retail stores, 600 government owned LCBO locations, 113 Retail Partners, and 82 Northern Agents. </li></ul><ul><li>Customers have the choice of over 325 different kinds a beer from over 70 brewers world wide </li></ul>
  7. 7. U of T <ul><li>The University of Toronto takes on certain responsibilities by having a Liquor License and an Alcohol Policy.  All alcohol on the St. George Campus must be purchased by Beverage Services Department.  Service staff must be trained under the University’s own Server Training Program.  All events where alcohol is served must meet applicable criteria. </li></ul>
  8. 8. University of Guelph <ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture programs focus on the science and business of agriculture, from plant and animal biology and production techniques to business management and marketing. Our agricultural science research is ranked above all other universities in Canada for impact, and includes strengths such as breeding of soybeans corn, and specialty crops, and livestock nutrition, particularly for dairy cattle, swine, poultry and horses. Host to a province-wide research network in the emerging area of bioproducts, OAC is actively engaged in applying its established strengths in the areas of bioinformatics, plant and animal breeding and genetics to the development of new, environmentally friendly solutions to meet industrial and societal needs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other focus areas include urban agriculture, e.g., turf science and urban landscape management, organic agriculture and animal welfare. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. University of Guelph <ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food research programs are focused on food quality and safety, the development of value-added products, and innovative technologies for the manufacture of both traditional and new food products. OAC hosts the Advanced Food & Materials Network (a National Centre of Excellence), the Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety and 3 Canada Research Chairs in the area of Food Science. The undergraduate program in Food Science is accredited by both the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology and the Institute of Food Technologists. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus areas include improved technologies for food preservation, risk analysis and management, functional foods and nutraceuticals, and effective intervention strategies to improve food quality. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Thank You </li></ul>