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Photos: Students make Albert’s Quinoa Cookie Bars

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The Sensory Evaluation Laboratory in the Food Science and Technology Building has become something of a second home to the 2012 Danisco team members, three graduate students from the Department of Food Science and Technology, who are producing multiple batches of Albert's Quinoa Cookie Bars.

Doctoral students Margo Duckson of Sanford, N.C., and Raul Saucedo of Panama City, Panama, and master’s student Matt Boling of Blacksburg, Va., have baked more than 74 batches of their cookie bars since they started developing the product at the beginning of the 2011-12 academic year.

They will enter the cookie bars in the Danisco Knowledge Award Competition, which offers a $10,000 cash prize for the first-place team. Danisco, which is owned by DuPont, is a leading manufacturer of food product ingredients.

Photos by Logan Wallace.

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