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International Food and Agribusiness Management Association


Agricultural Research and Development: Food Innovation Center (FIC)

Program Description

The mission of the Food Innovation Center (FIC) Experiment Station is to provide science-based research and educational information to agricultural producers and food processors who seek to develop value-added products for new markets. Accordingly, the FIC Experiment Station has mission-oriented programs in Sensory and Consumer Science, Packaging and Logistics Engineering, Marketing and Trade Economics, and Food Business Strategies. The FIC Experiment Station partners with the Oregon Department of Agriculture to develop the Food Innovation Center. The FIC offers one-stop access to important services for food producers, processors, marketers, and entrepreneurs. Our staff of technologists, engineers, economists, and business professionals has a breadth of real-world experience and depth of technical understanding. Technical development services available include: concept and product development; business and market planning; process and packaging technology; and sensory and consumer analysis.

Program Website


Portland, Oregon USA

Contact Phone Number

1(503) 872-6680

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