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


Origins of Beer Flavors and Styles: Two-Day Course in Portland

Our Origins of Beer Flavors and Styles workshop is an experiential sensory course that will guide you through the brewing process from raw materials to finished beer. Through


Guided Brewery Tour in Hood River

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Join us for this one-time only special event.  Celebrate the flavors and styles of brews from the Pacific Northwest


Recipe to Market: Development and Production

What does the supply chain process look like for small food entrepreneurs? If you’re asking, “what is a supply chain,†then this course is exactly what you need.


Recipe to Market: Logo and Label Design

Your logo design must display the essential information for your business. It portrays your business that is professional, positive, stable and reliable. Our Recipe to Market: Logo and


Recipe to Market: Business Planning, Legality and Finanacing

Negotiating the many phases of a food start-up business can be a daunting task. Learn the steps of applying for a business license, financing networks for food businesses

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News and Announcements

OSU to perform Cole Porter musical comedy 'Kiss Me, Kate'

Feb 10, 2016
The Oregon State University School of Arts and Communication will present Cole Porter’s jazzy musical comedy, "Kiss Me, Kate," Feb. 26-28 and March 3-5.… Read full story.
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Nutrient slowed cancer cell growth in early-stage breast cancer

Feb 10, 2016
A new study shows that sulforaphane, a compound found at high levels in broccoli, can slow the growth of cancer cells, especially at early stages.… Read full story.