Vision, Mission, Values, and Goals


To provide outstanding technical, creative and educational services to the food industry, entrepreneurs, and Northwest communities, with a focus on quality, safety and sustainability. 

Mission Statement

Advancing Foods in the Northwest and Beyond.


  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Sustainability
  • Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration


  • Add value to the Northwest agricultural and food sector industries. 
  • Deliver excellent client-oriented services in a timely manner.
  • Be accessible to diverse audiences, particularly in underrepresented and underserved communities.  
  • Provide relevant and quality educational training and workshops for clients.
  • Be leaders in sensory testing, product development, and food safety.   
  • Train future leaders in the food sector.