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Global Food Systems

Global Food Systems
Kansas State University
227 Waters Hall
1603 Old Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506-4008



Kansas State University has established itself as a global leader among research universities in animal health, plant science and food safety research. Our faculty members conduct research and specialize in numerous global food systems components, as well as train the next generation of researchers and workers. As a result, Kansas State University has become synonymous with rapidly growing expertise and unique capabilities in numerous areas of global food systems. 

As a responsive partner to industry, Kansas State University experts conduct world-class research throughout the food value chain. Areas of expertise include:

  • Consumption and health
  • Food safety and security
  • Genetics
  • Environmental resources
  • Transportation and distribution
  • Processing and manufacturing
  • Production
  • Post-consumption
  • Retail
  • Storage and loss prevention
  • Systemwide components of the global food system


If you are looking for an expert in a specific area, please contact the communications team at GlobalFood@k-state.edu or 785-532-3900.