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Food Science Institute

216 Call Hall
1530 Mid-Campus Drive North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5861 fax

Welcome to the Kansas State University Food Science Institute!

The Food Science Institute (FSI) was established in 2001 to integrate the expertise in food science across K-State. FSI facilitates the undergraduate, graduate, and online education programs and provides both research and technical assistance for the food industries. Approximately, 47 nationally and internationally recognized faculty from five colleges and 11 departments serve as teachers, mentors, researchers, and extension specialists in the following areas: food chemistry, food microbiology, food safety, veterinary medicine, cereal science, dairy science, meat science, food service, sensory analysis, food engineering, human nutrition, and product development. We look forward to assisting you in the area of food science.

What's New

Caleb Wagner wins Schreiber Foods competition

Caleb WagnerCaleb Wagner, Food Science Master's student with Global Campus, recently competed in the Schreiber Foods Graduate Student poster contest in Dairy Foods Research. He place first in this competition! The competition was held at the 2019 American Dairy Science Association annual meeting in Cincinnati, OH. Caleb is a Master's student with Dr. Jayendra Amamcharla. Congratulations Caleb!


Kansas State University Global Campus offers new scholarship for food science students

The Nathan and Becky Smit Food Innovation Scholarship, a $1,000 renewable award for Kansas State University online undergraduate food science students, will be offered for the first time in fall 2019.

Made possible by the generosity of Nathan and Becky Smit, the scholarship aims to provide financial support for distance students studying food science. Nathan Smit is a 2008 graduate of Kansas State University's distance program in food science. He earned his bachelor's degree and used it to quickly climb the corporate ladder at Hormel Foods Corporation.






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Food Science ApparelLooking for some new purple clothing? Now is your chance to buy items with the FSI logo and also support FSI students! A portion of the proceeds from every item you purchase will go towards scholarships.

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