Food Science

Student review recipe for Science of Experimental Cuisine course

Where chemistry and cuisine combine

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Recipes for Tres Leches cake routinely call for letting the cake cool completely before pouring the three-milk mixture over the top. The liquid is supposed to absorb, making the spongy cake supremely moist. That’s the way Gabriela Calzada Luna made the cake — her favorite birthday treat as a child — while growing up in…

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Purdue student team hopes cookie stacks up at national baking competition

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017 University News Story

A team of Purdue University food science students has developed a crispy, buttery, crunchy, chocolatey and gooey-in-the-middle cookie, and members hope it will delight the senses of judges in this year’s American Society of Baking (ASB) Product Development Competition.

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Purdue Extension providing statewide training to help growers meet Produce Safety Rule requirements

Thursday, December 7th, 2017 University News Story

During 2018, the Purdue Extension produce safety training team will provide training for growers, packers, processors and sellers of fresh produce. Training sessions will be held at seven locations throughout Indiana in 2018 to help companies and indiv…

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Purdue food science professor receives national teaching award  

Sunday, November 12th, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University professor of food science Suzanne Nielsen was honored as one of two recipients of the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences for 2017. Nielsen has been a professor at Purdue since 1983. She served as department head for…

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Purdue food science professor receives national teaching award

Sunday, November 12th, 2017 University News Story

Purdue University professor of food science Suzanne Nielsen was honored as one of two recipients of the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences for 2017. Nielsen ha…

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Purdue thiamin work featured as agriculture research success story

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 University News Story

Purdue University is among 11 U.S. research institutions recently highlighted for their successful research programs funded by the USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. The recognition was included in a report released by the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation.

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Boiler Gold Rush

Purdue’s top-ranked College of Agriculture continues upward trend with enrollment numbers

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

As part of an ongoing trend, enrollment numbers at Purdue’s College of Agriculture – ranked 8th in the world – remained strong, reflecting students’ growing interest in agriculture-related majors. The College of Agriculture, which offers 31 different majors ranging from agribusiness to turf management and wildlife, welcomed 643 new undergraduate students as part of its…

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Purdue research to aid craft beer industry leads to Boiler ale

Friday, September 1st, 2017 University News Story

Ongoing Purdue University research and partnerships to aid the growing craft beer industry have brewed up one unexpected result: a Boilermaker-branded ale.

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Purdue President Mitch Daniels

Purdue partners with AgriNovus for agbiosciences initiative

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Purdue University has partnered with AgriNovus on a statewide educational and public awareness campaign that asserts Indiana’s leadership in food and agriculture innovation. The “Time to Tell” campaign shares the role Indiana plays in the agbiosciences industry. Agbiosciences is the term used to describe the intersection of agriculture, life sciences, science and technology. The agbiosciences…

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Wine industry professionals learn insights from the old wine masters on tour to Spain and Portugal

Monday, August 21st, 2017 University News Story

The Purdue Wine Grape Team is cultivating the industry by taking small business owners away from their vineyard operations to a place where they can turn off their iPhones and learn something new.

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