The Food Processing Extension program provides services to the food processing companies of all types and sizes in the state of Washington, the region and the nation. The program is designed to serve as center for the food processing needs.

More specifically we provide education and training; product and process development and research services to the food processing companies.

Mission Statement

Washington State University Extension engages people, organizations and communities to advance knowledge, economic well-being and quality of life by fostering inquiry, learning, and the application of research.


Washington State University Extension is the front door to the University. It extends non-credit education and degree opportunities to people and communities throughout the state. Extension builds the capacity of individuals, organizations, businesses and communities, empowering them to find solutions for local issues and to improve their quality of life. Extension is recognized for its accessible, learner-centered, relevant, high quality, unbiased educational programs. Extension collaborates with communities to create a culture of life-long learning.

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