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Information for students in the Department of Food Science at Penn State.

Food Science Student News

Penn State food science senior has found the ingredients for success
March 19, 2019
Brianna Elicker, of York, a senior majoring in food science in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, has had a passion for food and agriculture from an early age.
Wake up and smell the coffee: Research shows freezing beans can preserve aroma
January 15, 2019
As a food science major in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, Andrew Cotter conducted research on the storage of coffee beans. He showed that storing roasted coffee beans in the freezer — a popular preservation method — can help preserve the aroma of certain varieties of beans.
Visiting Zamorano University students embrace Penn State experience
June 4, 2019
Students from Zamorano University in Honduras experienced a taste of American culture and college life by studying at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences during the spring 2019 semester.
Penn State Dairy Products Evaluation Team places in national contest
April 29, 2019
The Dairy Products Evaluation Team in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences won several awards during the National Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Competition held April 17 in Madison, Wisconsin.
Penn State food science senior has found the ingredients for success
March 20, 2019
Brianna Elicker, of York, a senior majoring in food science in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, has had a passion for food and agriculture from an early age.