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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Why We Always Take Another Bite of Ice Cream, According to a Food Scientist

Some people have ice in their veins. Sarah Masoni’s got ice cream in her blood.

Get paid to taste coffee and seafood for OSU research

Calling all food critics! Oregon State University is offering to pay people to taste coffee and seafood at its Food Innovation Center in...

hot dog ice cream.  Photo: Museum of Ice Cream

A Museum Speakeasy Featuring Hot Dog-Flavoured Ice Cream Amidst 9 New Chicago Restaurants and Bars

“It’s hot dog-flavored soft serve ice cream in a pink bun,” Bunn said. “We worked with Sarah Masoni, a food scientist from Oregon, to write our...

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