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Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

An illustration by the CDC shows ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Nov 10, 2020

NC State Researchers Take On COVID-19

While COVID-19 has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. University faculty and staff have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. 

Skyline of Raleigh North Carolina

Nov 2, 2020

From Sunrise to Startups, Grad Students Plan Futures

Whether it’s organic peanut production, better options for soybean crop rotation or finding new ways to help crops thrive, CALS graduate students are poised to make a difference. 

An Indian woman holding three packages of gummies

Sep 3, 2020

CALS Alumna Works To Prevent Food Waste

As a production and quality manager at Ripe Revival, CALS alumna Trisha Bhatia’s mission is to reduce as much food waste as possible. 

Josip Simunovic (left), Pablo Coronel, Michael Druga and Amanda Vargochik (right) at the 2015 Edison Innovation Awards.

Aug 3, 2020

The Economic Impact of Microwave Processing: From Greene County to Kenya

Josip Simunovic has a passion for improving the world. One food product at a time. His microwave processing technology to turn ugly produce into long-lasting puree has had a major economic impact on communities from eastern North Carolina to Kenya. 

3-D printed mask

Jun 10, 2020

CALS Employees Step Up to Help Colleagues Feel Safe

Home delivery of handcrafted hand sanitizer. A patiently 3D-printed mask. Two ways CALS people show they care about co-workers. 

Rodolphe Barrangou, professor and co-founder of TreeCo, with genome edited poplars.

Jun 2, 2020

NC State Spin-off TreeCo To Breed a Better Forest

TreeCo, start-up company founded by by two NC State researchers, is setting out to revolutionize the forestry industry by combining insights from tree genetics with the power of genome editing. 

Close up of blueberries and blueberry gummies.

Aug 29, 2019

Coming Up: Healthier Foods, With Less Food Loss

A partnership rich with Wolfpack DNA leads to a winning new food for health-conscious consumers. And more products are on their way, made largely from leftovers from farms and food processors. 

May 15, 2019

Day in the Life: Monica Richmond

Our new video series "A Day in the Life" kicks off with food science senior Monica Richmond, who took us around campus for a glimpse into her day as a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences student.  

Man in lab coat cutting meat

Apr 18, 2019

Student Spotlight: Juan Ascencio Makes His Mark In Meat Contest

Juan Ascencio heads to Germany in May after winning seven medals in an international charcuterie contest. 

red hot dogs

Sep 7, 2018

Beyond Bacon & BBQ: 11 Foods Associated With North Carolina

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates North Carolina livestock, poultry and food products at $8 billion each year. These meat products not only have a positive impact on the state economy, but they taste great – and provide an affordable, safe and wholesome source of nutrition for a growing population.