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Returning to Research: FAPC Resumes Research Symposium

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center was able to resume a sense of normalcy as the center hosted its annual Virtual Research Symposium April 6. The event highlighted a keynote speaker, student and faculty research, and top student winners.
Longtime OSU employee joins FAPC as facilities manager

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center recently hired a new facilities manager to join the center. Aaron Moore, a 1993 graduate of Stillwater High School and longtime employee of OSU, will manage and maintain operational status of all FAPC facilities, including the external components, grounds and roof of the building.

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Bake and Take Month helps promote wheat industry

Tue, Mar 09, 2021

While many sectors of the agricultural industry are prevalent throughout Oklahoma, the state often is recognized by being a leading producer of wheat. With this in mind, staff at the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center work to promote the commodity by celebrating Bake and Take Month during March.

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FAPC launches online food labeling course

Thu, Jan 21, 2021

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center is pleased to announce the “Understanding Food Labeling Regulations” course is available for enrollment in an online platform.

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Grocery guru appointed to OSU advisory board

Wed, Jan 13, 2021

A retail food industry expert, Marc Jones of HAC Inc., is the newest member of the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center advisory board.

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FAPC impacts food industry during a year of uncertainty

Tue, Dec 15, 2020

The year 2020 has been one of uncertainty, and there is no doubt the coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on the food industry. From temporarily closing of manufacturing plants to food product shortages, changes have been seen on a global scale. However, the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center continued to support innovation and growth of food and agricultural businesses throughout Oklahoma in 2020, providing a total economic impact of more than $6 million.

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Advisory board continues to support OSU food and ag

Mon, Dec 14, 2020

For the second time this year, the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center’s advisory board met online to discuss projects, programs and opportunities of the center.

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FAPC predicts top food trends for 2021

Tue, Dec 08, 2020

It’s been a long 365 days filled with uncertainty and change. The one constant, however, was a continued love for both food and cooking across the nation. Oklahoma State University's Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center predicts the top food trends for 2021.

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Coffee roasting expert appointed to OSU advisory board

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Sound businessman, innovator, visionary and strong entrepreneurial spirit are words to help describe the newest member of the Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center advisory board. Appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Oklahoma Senate, Dan Jolliff, owner of U.S. Roaster Corp and Roasters Exchange in Oklahoma City, joins the 16-member Industry Advisory Committee to help oversee the center’s mission and vision.

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Quality management specialist hired to serve Oklahoma’s food processing industry

Wed, Oct 21, 2020

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center understands this need and has partnered with the Small Business Development Center in Durant, Oklahoma, to hire a quality management specialist to serve the food processing industry in the state. Stephanie Baker, 2007 OSU food science graduate from Meeker, Oklahoma, will lead and manage quality, food safety and security programs for the Oklahoma food industries, as well as best manufacturing practices for product outputs and employee safe health practices.

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Meating Oklahoma's Needs

Tue, Aug 11, 2020

Changes have been seen on a global scale for the past few months. As consumers learn to adapt and adjust to the outcomes of the pandemic, producers and workers in the meat industry especially have been impacted. The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center offers resources for meat processing opportunities.

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Feeding Success: Food science students honored with Gilliland Memorial Fellowship

Thu, Jun 25, 2020

The Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Centered honored two graduate students with the Stanley E. Gilliland Memorial Fellowship in Food Science, providing $1,000 toward each recipient’s education efforts.

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