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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OSU Wine Tasting Weekend

Registration is open for a two-day exclusive SPARKLING WINE SENSORY course with OSU sensory scientist and international wine expert, Dr. Elizabeth Tomasino. This course includes a trip to 


Sensory Evaluation of Sparkling Wine

Nestled in the Willamette Valley wine region, Oregon State University has a rich history of training wine industry leaders. Designed for novice and advanced wine connoisseurs alike, Sensory


OSHA Training for Poultry & Meatpacking Industries

 GTRI’s OSHA Consultation and Training Program is providing FREE training on occupational safety and health hazards encountered by poultry and meatpacking workers. This full-day course will highlight

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News and Announcements

Oregon State University librarian is honored with national award

Dec 7, 2017
Natalia Fernández, curator and archivist at Oregon State University Libraries and Press, was named a winner of this year’s I Love My Librarian Award… Read full story.
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OSU ember research: Smaller branches pack the fastest, biggest fire-spreading punch

Dec 5, 2017
As the West tallies the damages from the 2017 wildfire season, researchers at OSU are trying to learn more about how embers form and about their blaze-starting potential.… Read full story.