Our Vision/Mission

Mural with the word food in several languages.

Vision Statement

To be a Global Leader in Advancing Trans‐disciplinary Approaches for Safe, Sustainable, and Healthy Foods through Innovative Research, Teaching and Outreach.

Mission Statement

  • To provide high-quality education and training to individuals preparing for careers in food science and technology in the food industry, academia, or government.

  • To conduct basic and applied research in food science and technology for the ultimate benefit of the food industry and consumers.

  • To provide assistance to the food industry through extension programs of the Department.