Advancing Foods in the Northwest and Beyond

As one of Oregon State University's Agricultural Experiment Stations we provide technical, creative and educational service to food industry, entrepreneurs, and Northwest communities, with a focus on quality, safety and sustainability.

The Food Innovation Center honors the contributions of Black, Indigenous and People of Color in agriculture and food. We are working and ready to support you.

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Simple Technologies Coming Back in Snack Processing

“Snack foods continue to evolve,” says Sarah Masoni, director of the product and process development program of the Food Innovation Center at...

Dr. Marcia Walker

Dr. Marcia Walker Named New Director of the Food Innovation Center in Portland

Following an exhaustive national search, Oregon State University’s College of Agricultural Sciences has named Dr. Marcia Walker as the director...

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden hosts a roundtable at OSU on boosting the agriculture industry on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2023, in Corvallis. Photo: Hans Boyle, Gazette-Times

Wyden visits OSU to talk grapes, soy sauce, salsa and coffee

It's all part of the senator's "Oregon Bounty" tour exploring innovative ways to boost Oregon's food and beverage industry through conversations...

flight of ciders. Photo: Mark Graves/The Oregonian

Interested in hard ciders? Oregon State University wants to pay you to try them

Oregon State University’s Food Innovation Center is looking for candidates to taste test new hard cider offerings in downtown Portland in July...

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