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.

FST Calendar


Development of Value-Added Food Products Using Fruit and Wine Grape Pomace


This workshop is designed to provide knowledge and hands-on
experience to develop value-added food applications using pomace
from fruit juice processing and winemaking. Fruit


National Get Outdoors Day

The fourth annual National Get Outdoors Day event will be held on Saturday May 21st, 2016 from 10am-3pm at Peavy Arboretum. This free event is hosted by OSU

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News and Announcements

OSU News Release

Study finds lack of diversity among fisheries scientists

Apr 13, 2016
Researchers who study fish put a high value on biodiversity in the field, yet a new study found a surprising lack of diversity among fisheries scientists themselves.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

OSU, Beaverton School District develop new hybrid teacher licensure program

Apr 13, 2016
OSU and the Beaverton School District are beginning a new program to allow future teachers immediate experience in the K-5 classroom.… Read full story.