Makoto Kanauchi is a professor in the Department of Food Management, Miyagi University. He has been in the Department of Food Management, Miyagi University, since April 2005. Earlier, he was employed at the Institute of Food Science in Fuji Oil Corporation in Moriya, Ibaraki, Japan, as a researcher (August 2003–March 2005). Dr. Kanauchi also worked in Prof. Charlie Bamforth’s Laboratory in Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis, California (November 1999–May 2003). In March 1999, he received his PhD degree in Bio-regulation from Tokyo University of Agriculture. Dr. Kanauchi received his MS degree in Brewing and Fermentation Science in March 1996 and graduated from Tokyo University of Agriculture in Tokyo, Japan.