Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Technology

The Department of Food Science and Technology at Oregon State University is one of the nation’s oldest establishedFST Cherry logo with phrase Taste Your Success! programs. With world-class faculty, research and facilities, we prepare students to be industry leaders.

Our department is a key player in OSU’s drive to build healthy communities, a sustainable planet and a thriving economy.

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Craft Brewery Startup Workshop: The Business of Beer

Learn the Business of Beer Directly from Industry Pros – Onsite in Eugene, Oregon or Via New! Online Course Option

For craft brewers, it’s always been about

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News and Announcements

Low-oxygen ‘dead zones’ in North Pacific linked to past ocean-warming events

Nov 18, 2015
A new study has found a link between abrupt ocean warming at the end of the last ice age and the sudden onset of low-oxygen, or hypoxic conditions that led to vast marine dead zones.… Read full story.

OSU students to hold vigil for victims of violence around world

Nov 18, 2015
The Ettihad Cultural Center is holding a candle light vigil to stand in solidarity with victims of mindless terror… Read full story.