Utah State University food science students won the 2019 Idaho MilkProcessors Association new product competition sponsored by DairyWest.
Their grand-prize-winning new product idea — a cheese-basedmeatless chicken nugget alternative called Moogets — earned themserious bragging rights and a $10,000 cash prize for Utah State’s foodscience program.
Utah State students (from left to right) Melissa Marsh, Jung Mun Yang, Savannah Branson, and Ireland Green attended the IMPA2019 annual conference and accepted their award from Reed’s Dairypresident and IMPA new product competition chair Alan Reed (far left),Idaho Milk Products CEO Daragh Maccabee (left), and GlanbiaNutritionals milk procurement director Russ DeKruyf (right). Utah Stateteammate Sophie Overbeck could not attend the event.
(Photo by ConnieScheer of TMN Events for the Idaho Milk Processors Association)