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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.

News and Announcements

Students and researchers in Oregon first in line to capture U.S. images of eclipse

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Aug 2, 2017
A team of students from Oregon State University and Linn-Benton Community College will board OSU’s research vessel Pacific Storm early in the morning of Aug. 21 and venture 30 miles offshore, then launch a high-altitude balloon that will soar some 80,000 feet into the atmosphere.… Read full story.

History suggests weather on eclipse day will be sunny in Oregon (fingers crossed)

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Aug 2, 2017
Visitors from around the world will flock to Oregon to be first in line to see the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, but given the state’s reputation for clouds and rainfall – will there be anything to see?… Read full story.