Department of
Food Science & Technology

Mission Statement.......

Engaging Minds to Meet Global Food and Health Challenges

Thank you for visiting the Department of Food Science & Technology.  Since 1968 our department has been a leader in contributing to food quality, safety, marketability and availability through excellence in teaching, research and extension.  Our undergraduate and graduate programs prepare students for exciting and satisfying careers in industry, government and academia.  We invite you to explore our site and learn about the food science program at Virginia Tech.

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The Food Sensory Lab in HABB1, Human and Agricultural Biosciences Building 1. Susan Duncan, Professor, Food Science and Technology, measures the chemical and sensory qualities of foods.

LED display lights improve taste of milk

Contact Information
Food Science & Technology
Food Science Building (0418)
360 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Phone: (540) 231-6806
Fax: (540) 231-9293
Email: fstinfo@vt.edu

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Food Digest Newsletter
Spring 2017 Edition