- Who We Are
- Product Development
- Sensory Testing
- Food Safety
- Shelf Life Testing
The Food Innovation Center (FIC) is a unique urban Agricultural Experiment Station located in Portland, Oregon. As part of Oregon State University, the FIC serves the Northwest food industry and communities, as well as national and international businesses. The FIC has three areas of excellence: a product and process development team to help new and established entrepreneurs bring products to market; a full service consumer sensory testing laboratory; and a food safety hub for education and testing.
The results were detailed at Seafood Expo North America in Boston on March 21 by Ann Colonna, sensory and consumer program manager at the Food Innovation Center in Portland, an off-campus Oregon State University (OSU) experiment station.
Oregon agriculture found itself right in the middle of Asia’s largest food and beverage show in Tokyo this March, and the local companies participating in the four-day event believe it was time well spent. Foodex Japan 2017 attracted more than 82...
Sarah Z. Masoni, from the Food Innovation Center at Oregon State University says, “Authenticity is the biggest key for consumers. They want to know who’s creating their food."
Authenticity is “the biggest key for consumers,” said Sarah Z. Masoni, product and process development manager at the Food Innovation Center at Oregon State University.
Starting this year, Herlinger wants to fill those under-filled shelves with the latest Portland food brand to go national: Ruby Jewel's ice cream and cookie concoctions.