Veggie spread for astronauts earns Penn State team honors Penn State

A team from Penn State took home top honors this week in a space product development contest by designing a vegetable spread specifically for astronauts. The annual competition is sponsored by the NASA Food Technology Commercial Space Center (FTCSC) at Iowa State University. Penn State students Renee Britton, Supratim Ghosh, Rajesh Potineni, Vandana Totlani, developed the winning entry, Veg@eez, under the direction of their advisor Koushik Seetharaman, assistant professor of food science.