Ice Cream Flavor Creation in FDSC 1101

Students in ice cream lab

Stocking Hall Gallery

Stocking Hall Gallery

Food Chemistry Lab

Food Chemistry Lab

Welcome to the Department of Food Science

We offer comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students for leadership positions in the food industry, academia, and government. Our research programs are designed to expand understanding of the biological/microbiological, chemical, physical, sensory, nutritional, and engineering properties of foods and beverages. Our extension and outreach programs transfer research-based information and technology to consumers, food and beverage companies, and government agencies with the goal of enhancing the availability, quality, and safety of our food supply. 

Stocking Hall Naming Opportunities

Take a tour of the brand new Stocking Hall facility and learn about room naming opportunities by visiting the Stocking Hall Renovation web site.

Product Development Team Update

Great news from the IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo: Cornell University Product Development teams win big! 
The IFTSA Mars team has won FIRST PLACE with their product, Popples. Both IFTSA Disney Teams have placed in the top three: the "Finding Dori" team has won the GRAND PRIZE and the "Donald Duck Quinoa Quakers" team has won HONORABLE MENTION. Our IFTSA Discovering Solutions for Developing Countries team has won 2ND PLACE in the domestic competition with their product, So Sweet. Huge congratulations to all!

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Cornell Dairy makes yogurt for state fair's 'Yo2Go'

Aug 18, 2014
Amid such standard state fair fare as corn dogs, doughnut burgers and elephant ears, Cornell Dairy is supplying a healthy treat for the Great New York State Fair: vanilla-flavored regular yogurt and Greek yogurt. Read more