‘I love the aspect of food bringing people together’

Believing that food can connect people, CFAES student Sara Steinbrunner wants to make sure no one is left out because of dietary restrictions or allergies. Steinbrunner, a senior in the Department of Food Science and Technology, has developed a garbanzo bean spread that is free of the eight most common allergens. Together with her business partner, she is producing, marketing, and selling the spread as a product they’re calling Beannut Butter.

The new spread could mean “no more excluded lunch tables for nut-free students,” Steinbrunner said. “I love the aspect of food bringing people together.”

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