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Food Science Related Extension Programs

Idaho TechHelp

TechHelp is unique among Manufacturing Extension Partners (MEP) nationwide in that it offers a full suite of services designed to help food processors improve their products, processes and competitiveness. Food Processing Specialist, Jeff Kronenberg, of TechHelp and the University of Idaho has a thorough knowledge of the specific challenges facing the food processing and distribution industry and can help your company find the solutions it needs.

TechHelp’s Food Processing Team also includes university faculty and contracted partners. Together we bring a wide variety of services to the food industry through site visits, needs assessments, on-site project work, on-site training and applied research in university laboratories.

WSU Extension – Food Safety

WSU Extension – Food Processing

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The focus of the program is on processing and quality of the food supply from primary producers (growers) to the consumer, developing new products and processes, improving efficiencies within the operations, management of risks, and security of the products, facilities, and workers. We accomplish these services through effective dissemination of information (Training, seminars, workshops, and direct contacts); technology needs identification, development, and transfer; business assessments; problem solving; and applied research.