Summer 2021

Are you a food science student? Submit an article of at least 1000 words explaining a food science concept in such a way that a general audience will be able to understand, relate to, and appreciate. Articles could include any topic in food science e.g. food processing technology, food microbiology, food analysis, food chemistry, biology of food, human nutrition, food engineering or food safety.

Prize: $200 USD

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2021

Where to Submit Article: courtney.simons@gmail.com

Guidelines

  1. Articles must be original i.e. created by the student submitting the article and have not been previously submitted to any media platform elsewhere
  2. Must be a topic in food science e.g. food processing technology, food microbiology, food analysis, food chemistry, biology of food, human nutrition, food engineering, or food safety
  3. Minimum Word Count: 1000 words, excluding references
  4. No grammatical errors
  5. No direct quotes. The writer must express ideas in his/her own words
  6. Must have a total plagiarism score of below 10%
  7. Must include at least three credible references in APA style. Credible references include peer-reviewed journals, textbooks, university, or government website
  8. Article submitted in Word format via email to courtney.simons@gmail.com with the subject line – “Writing Contest”
  9. Agree to have the article (if selected) posted on Food Science Toolbox

Recent Winners

Spring 2021

Why does grandma put her bread in the freezer? Written by Jacquel Johnson, Food & Agro Processing Technology student at the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica.