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Faculty and professional affiliates possess internationally renowned expertise in a comprehensive array of food science, technology, and marketing disciplines including:

  • Value-added Processing
  • Consumer Attitudes
  • Consumer Preferences
  • Sensory Evaluation
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Packaging
  • Food Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Postharvest Handling and Storage
  • Shelf-life Testing
We employ a proven, collegial, team approach to projects utilizing expertise from food industry professionals and consultants.

University of Georgia Faculty

Name Area of Expertise
Dr. Jinru Chen food microbiology and safety
Dr. Manjeet Chinnan food processing and engineering
Dr. Yen-Con Hung food engineering and safety, shelf life testing
Dr. Dick Phillips food chemistry and extrusion technology


Professional Affiliates

Name Organization Area of Expertise
Mr. Mark Thomas MDT, Ltd. research chef