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Purdue research to aid craft beer industry leads to Boiler ale

September 1, 2017

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

Purdue President Mitch Daniels

Purdue partners with AgriNovus for agbiosciences initiative

August 30, 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…


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

August 21, 2017

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.


New insights through antique microscope

August 16, 2017

In Arun Bhunia’s lab on the campus of Purdue University, the professor and several graduate students peer through the lenses of high-powered microscopes to inspect…


Why farmers markets and food safety are here to stay

August 2, 2017

Fresh produce growers and consumers have been hearing mixed messages about farm markets shutting down because of regulations established through the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), specifically the Produce Safety Rule.


Purdue Food Science offers first Validation Workshop

July 24, 2017

Purdue Agriculture’s Department of Food Science will offer the first four-day workshop designed for commercial food processors involved in validation processes, aseptic shelf-stable products or installing new commercial lines for future production needs.


Applied learning pops into fundraising

July 6, 2017

By Taylor Rexing Joseph King became a food science major because he loves food. The junior from Jeffersonville, Indiana, is mixing that love with his…

Glass of beer in the 1869 Tao Room

Boilers and Brews – Food Science Hops on the Hops Industry

May 16, 2017

Drop by the Student Union and you may notice crowds huddling around the 1869 Tap Room. A bar on campus may seem unusual, until you…


What Does Your Gut Microbiome Tell You?

April 14, 2017

Your diet could be having an even greater impact on your health than you realize. Dr. Steve Lindemann believes we can learn a lot more…

Food Science student, Cameron Wicks, is testing different flavored popcorn.

Foodie to Food Scientist

April 11, 2017

For Junior Cameron Wicks, her love of food science began with the chemistry of baking, but that quickly became a passion for all aspects of…


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