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Communicating to consumers

Communicating to consumers

Jul 16, 2016

Consumers are looking for information about what they are eating, where the food comes from and who is growing or producing the product. Large portions of today’s consumers are known as millennials, and these customers are a driving force in the trend to search and gain information from the Internet.

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Social media to the rescue

Social media to the rescue

Jul 15, 2016

A new way of detecting potential sources of foodborne illness resulting from restaurant-type sources is being utilized more frequently. Customers are now responding to good or bad experiences by using websites and blogs and posting on social media sites.

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Trendy Foods

Trendy Foods

Jun 27, 2016

The food industry in the U.S. develops thousands of new products every year to meet consumer demands and trends

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Reducing food waste

Reducing food waste

Jun 23, 2016

Kortoumou Sidibé, an Oklahoma State University student, was named the winner of the Nescafé Get Started Project funded by Nestlé, which inspires young African entrepreneurs to create ideas to help society.

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OSU faculty members complete volunteer assignments in Nicaragua

OSU faculty members complete volunteer assignments in Nicaragua

Jun 10, 2016

Tim Bowser and Barbara Brown, OSU faculty members, completed volunteer assignments through Partners of the Americas and the United States Agency for International Development-supported Farmer-to-Farmer program.

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Meal kit delivery continues to be a growing trend

Jun 09, 2016

Forget writing a list and going to the grocery store to purchase food for meals. Now, ingredients can be purchased and delivered to the front door with the simple click of a button, thanks to a growing food trend – meal kit delivery.

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Grocery guru appointed to FAPC advisory board

Grocery guru appointed to FAPC advisory board

May 19, 2016

Appointed by the Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, Philip Payment, vice president of merchandising and marketing for Homeland Acquisition Corporation Inc. in Oklahoma City, joins the 16-member FAPC Industry Advisory Committee to help oversee the center’s mission and vision.

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Remember food safety when firing up the grill

May 18, 2016

FAPC wants Oklahomans to have a safe and fun summer and suggests food safety tips when preparing favorite, summertime meals.

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FAPC helps student grow her passion in research

FAPC helps student grow her passion in research

May 05, 2016

Christian Ley, an OSU biosystems and agricultural engineering junior originally from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, is researching microalgae for renewable fuel production at FAPC.

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Food Safety for the Future

Food Safety for the Future

May 02, 2016

We have been fortunate to have an abundant food supply that is provided by a network of food producers, processor and retailers. Despite technological advancements with the food chain, the Centers for Disease Control estimates foodborne illnesses affect one in six Americans annually.

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Tracking your products from production to store

Tracking your products from production to store

Apr 25, 2016

Consumers are hearing more and more about products being recalled because of mislabeling or safety issues.

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Oklahoma State University study could bring new uses for oil-field wastewater

FAPC's Nurhan Dunford and her team have spent much of the past five years developing strains of algae that can be turned into biofuels and feedstocks for food or medicines. The researchers also are using the algae to clean water contaminated by agriculture and oil production.

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Support local food companies during MIO Month in April

Apr 11, 2016

April is Made in Oklahoma Month, and Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center is encouraging Oklahomans to celebrate by supporting local food companies.

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Oklahoma grown-wines win awards

Oklahoma grown-wines win awards

Apr 08, 2016

Canadian River Vineyards and Winery uses Oklahoma-grown grapes to consistently make award-winning wines.

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Millennials change grocery shopping

Millennials change grocery shopping

Apr 07, 2016

It was not that long ago when shopping for food at a local neighborhood grocery store was a weekly routine for families.

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FAPC offers favorite eats through recipe book

Mar 31, 2016

Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center is offering its first recipe book, showcasing favorite eats and encouraging the use of Made in Oklahoma products.

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Improving global food safety from farm to fork

Improving global food safety from farm to fork

Mar 24, 2016

Oklahoma State University faculty and staff understand the need for proper food handling from farm to fork nationwide and is becoming a leader in global food safety.

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From groundbreaking to today, reflecting on the success of FAPC

From groundbreaking to today, reflecting on the success of FAPC

Mar 11, 2016

With the 20-year anniversary nearing for Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center, individuals closely tied to the food-processing center are reflecting on the success of the center.

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Progression through Foundation Focus

Progression through Foundation Focus

Mar 11, 2016

FAPC takes prides in meeting the needs of the food and agricultural industry.

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FAPC promotes Bake and Take Month in March

Mar 10, 2016

Since Oklahoma is one of the leading producers of wheat, Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center is excited to promote this commodity by celebrating Bake and Take Month in March.

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Probiotics in Poultry

Probiotics in Poultry

Feb 29, 2016

Researchers at Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center, a part of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, are studying the implementation of probiotics in chicken feed.

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FAPC Research Symposium features research and top student awards

FAPC Research Symposium features research and top student awards

Feb 26, 2016

Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center held its FAPC Research Symposium highlighting food and agricultural products research conducted by FAPC and other researchers.

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Generous gift supports OSU's food safety program

Generous gift supports OSU's food safety program

Feb 25, 2016

Oklahoma State University is becoming a leader in food safety thanks in part to a generous gift from Lopez Foods. The Oklahoma City food manufacturer provided a $100,000 gift to support OSU’s food safety program in educating and preparing students for food safety careers and providing companies with food safety needs.

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Top 10 food safety tips for this holiday season

Dec 15, 2015

Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center wants to make sure you keep food safety tips in mind when preparing those holiday meals.

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FAPC picks top 16 food trends for 2016

FAPC picks top 16 food trends for 2016

Dec 11, 2015

Food safety, healthy eating, food waste and big flavors are on the menu for 2016, as Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center picks the hottest food trends for the upcoming year.

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