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 News Release

New “Student Success Initiative” to lower costs, increase graduation rates

Feb 12, 2016
President Edward J. Ray has announced a new “Student Success Initiative,” calling on the university within four years to make an OSU degree an affordable reality for every qualified Oregonian.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Herpes outbreak, other marine viruses linked to coral bleaching event

Feb 11, 2016
Significant outbreaks of herpes and other viruses may be associated with coral bleaching events, especially as a result of multiple environmental stresses.… Read full story.