Food Production Research and Development for Kentucky's Small Food Processors

Grants and Contracts Details


The UK Food Systems Innovation Center will provide essential product development research to Kentucky food processors in a way that makes such research affordable and easier to implement. The results of this research can provide Kentucky's family farms, small, medium, and large food procesors with valuable reserach-based information about their products safety, shelf-life, and nutritional content, as well as helpful consumer marketing and economic information that can be used for a variety of product development strategies and business decisions. The objectives will be accomplished through a multi-disciplinary approach that employs research expertise of individuals from the Departments of Animal and Food Science, Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Nutrition and Food Science and Horticulture.
Effective start/end date4/15/106/30/12


  • KY Governor's Office of Agricultural Policy: $358,904.00


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