Washington State University

Food Processing Extension & Research

Food Ingredient Technology

Extrusion Processing

Frying Process

Product Evaluation

BPCS Training

Food Sanitation Workshop

37th Food Safety & Sanitation Workshop

Food processing extension and research programs at the Washington State University are designed to assist the food processors of all types and sizes in the State of Washington, the Pacific Northwest region and the Nation.

Food processing is a combination of various sciences such as engineering, chemistry, microbiology and others. The principles of food processing involves the conversion of the agricultural raw materials into value added products for the consumers.

Our program at Washington State University is focused on assisting the value added producers in their product and process development. This includes various training programs and technical services.

News & Announcements

  • Building a Better Puff article
  • The Produce Rule is now final and available for download here.
  • The Preventive Controls for Human Food rule and Preventive Controls for Animal Food rule are now final and available for download here.
  • Read about the latest research into controlling cherry cracking, click here.

Please email Cathy Blood,, if you want to join our email distribution list.  We post all our announcements for the trainings on the list.


Food Processing Extension & Research, 106 FSHN, PO Box 646376, Pullman, WA 99164-6376 USA, 509-335-2845, Contact Us

Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.
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