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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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


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 

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News and Announcements

OSU News Release

Oregon State to host grid energy storage symposium

Oct 10, 2017
Leaders in energy storage technology will converge on the Oregon State University campus Nov. 5-6 for a symposium to discuss opportunities and challenges.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

OSU Board of Trustees and committees to meet Oct. 18-20

Oct 6, 2017
The OSU Board of Trustees will hold a retreat on Wednesday, Oct. 18, to discusstuitionaffordability, studentaccess and academic excellence as priorities of the university’sstrategic vision.… Read full story.