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Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

NC State twirler Claudia Swauger during a football game halftime performance

Nov 30, 2021

Using Nutrition Science to Help Physical Therapy Patients

NC State student and Wolfpack twirler Claudia Swauger hopes to use nutrition science as a way to help future physical therapy patients. 

A scoop of NC State's new Howling Cow flavor: Icing on the Cake

Nov 18, 2021

The Scoop Behind Howling Cow’s Icing on the Cake Flavor

Love it or hate it, Howling Cow has finally released a new flavor ahead of the spring semester: Icing on the Cake. The Technician breaks down the entire process, from start to finish. 

White woman showing broccoli to preschool children

Oct 26, 2021

Healthy Start: Alumna Virginia Stage Adds Science, Nutrition in Preschool

NC State alumna Virginia Stage, a nutrition researcher, leads programs to introduce science and nutrition in preschool. 

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson and CALS Dean Richard Linton visit alumna Katie Maloney and Novozymes lab colleagues

Oct 22, 2021

Full Circle: Food Scientist Katie Maloney’s NC State Ties

A three-time NC State graduate helps develop new food products at work and shares Wolfpack traditions with a third generation at home. 

two scientists in white lab coats in a research lab

Oct 20, 2021

Connecting Agriculture and Human Health to Fight Food Insecurity

Food insecurity — the inability to attain affordable, nutritious food — and food waste are global issues. At NC State University, research in agriculture and human health collide to discover solutions to these challenges in the Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences. 

A woman in a food lab measuring items

Oct 13, 2021

Emilize Momplaisir: Exploring Aspects of Food Science at NCFIL

NCFIL Summer Intern Emilize Momplaisir spends her time working in the Test Kitchen, appreciating the use of NCFIL's technology and the team's guidance. 

Student and professor holding a beverage product they developed in a grocery store.

May 25, 2021

Growing NC Food Entrepreneurship

Roughly 80% of crops grown in North Carolina are shipped out of the state to be processed. What’s being done to tap the potential for food entrepreneurs to keep these commodities here? 

Natalie Cooke

May 19, 2021

A ‘Spark’ for Nutrition Science

Just as she discovered nutrition science as an undergraduate at NC State, Natalie Cooke helps ignite students’ interest in the discipline. 

Rodolphe Barrangou in the lab

May 2, 2021

What’s the Big Deal About CRISPR?

If you’ve had a bite of cheese, yogurt or another commercially produced dairy product, you’ve eaten a CRISPR-enhanced food. From better dairy foods to more resilient crops to new treatments for genetic diseases, this Nobel-winning technology holds promise. 

Mar 29, 2021

Lending a Hand With the Pfizer Vaccine

CALS alumnus David Huffman volunteered for a hands-on team at Pfizer and ended up in an ABC vaccine special. Here's how his bioprocessing degree paved the way.