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.

What we do.

We work together to provide new answers and discover new questions across the food science sectors.

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We offer comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students for leadership positions in the food industry, academia and government.

two people in lab coats work in a lab

Our research programs are designed to expand understanding of the biological/microbiological, chemical, physical, sensory, nutritional and engineering properties of foods and beverages.

Two graduate students pointing to beakers as young students watch

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.

Food Science News

A man in a lab coat loads a blue tube into a metal chamber labeled "Hiperbaric High Pressure Processing."

News

New method produces fresher, tastier cold-pressed Concord grape juice

Cornell AgriTech’s first-of-its-kind research combines the nonthermal processing technologies of pulsed electric field and high-pressure processing.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Beverages
A woman with long brown hair, wearing a freedom of expression year shirt with four multicolored quotation mark, scoops ice cream into a mans cup.

News

A team of mostly first-year students created Brewing CommuniTea, an Earl Grey tea ice cream with caramel swirls and buttery shortbread pieces inspired by Cornell’s theme year.

  • Dairy
  • Food Science
Red wine being poured into a clear glass.

News

Cornell food scientists are working with wineries, manufacturers and New York state to eliminate the “off” aroma in some canned wines by subtly altering the product’s formulation and packaging.

  • Food Science