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Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

a beer on a table

Jun 23, 2022

Brewing the Next Generation of Beer Experts

As the new manager of the Wolfpack Brewing Lab, lecturer Sebastian Wolfrum hopes to bring years of international experience to the new Brewing Science and Technology Minor offered through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. 

raw chicken thighs on a cutting board

Apr 6, 2022

In Food Safety Study, 25% of Participants Contaminated Salad with Raw Chicken

The study highlights the importance of hand-washing and cleaning and sanitizing the kitchen. 

two men surrounded by plants in greenhouse

Apr 4, 2022

Seed Funding Speeds Growth for TreeCo — an NC State Startup

Just shy of three years ago, Jack Wang and Rodolphe Barrangou received support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund. Now, their startup TreeCo is thriving. 

spinach leaf with plasma

Mar 28, 2022

Could Plasma Be a Sustainable Sanitation Solution?

Imagine never having to worry about washing your produce before you eat it. 

a woman standing with a bridge in the background smiling

Feb 17, 2022

Morgan Weinberg: Professional Candy Maker

Morgan Weinberg is focusing on the sweeter things in life by using her food science degree to work in research and development of sugary, confection products. 

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.