- Who We Are
- Product Development
- Sensory Testing
- Food Safety
- Shelf Life Testing & Quality Analysis
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.
Sharing the expertise of the FIC Product Development team with food manufacturers and food service companies to spread awareness about the versatile hazelnut.
Ever wonder why so many new, delicious foods are developed in Portland Oregon? Get the inside scoop here!!
Inspiring the innovation for entrepreneurs!
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.