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Plan, Produce, and Profit Workshop Series - A series of workshops designed to
help participants learn how to produce food products for the local food system.
Workshop participants will learn how to produce commercial food products in
our local food systems. Those attending the first and second workshops will
explore the process of taking a product from concept to the commercial market
as well as the fundamentals of starting a food processing business. Participants
in the third workshop will be selected on a competitive basis from previous
workshop attendees and will receive assistance from the personnel and use of
the facilities at Arkansas Food Innovation Center in commercializing their product.

For more information on the workshops visit our website at http://afic.uark.edu/training.html .

  • Workshop 1: Starting a Food Processing Business - January 29 or 31, 2015
    Registration Form (online or pdf printable). Preregistration deadline January 20, 2015
  • Workshop 2:Guide to Starting a Food Processing Business - February 21, 2015
  • Workshop 3: Starting Your Food Processing Business - April - June, 2015

"Blue lighting decreases the amount of food consumed in men, but not in women."
Dr. Han-Seok Seo was recently featured on Medical Daily for his recent publication in Appetite, 2014. Dr. Seo said, "Blue lighting can decrease the amount of food eaten by men, without reducing the acceptability of the food. However, women weren't affected due to women's superiority in detecting, discriminating, identifying and remembering odor cues."
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Faculty Honored With "Top 5 Manuscript Published in 2012 and 2013" for the International Journal of Food Science and Technology
Dr. Young Seung Lee's and Dr. Jean Francois Meullenet's manuscript, "Experimental consideration for the use of check-all-that-apply questions to describe the sensory properties of orange juices," was one of the most popular downloaded articles in articles in 2013. This article is free to access through April.



Food Science Honors Student Prepares Good-for-You Baked Goods & Chocolate
Imagine reaching for a piping hot biscuit or taking a forkful of crisp, flaky piecrust, knowing that each delicious bite will lower your bad cholesterol, raise your good cholesterol, and maybe boost your metabolism to burn more calories. Sound to good to be true? It gets better: how about savoring a chocolate bar that promotes heart health and combats fat? Sarah Mayfield, an honors food science student, is working with Dr. Andrew Proctor to make this dream a reality. Continue reading article.








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