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Kansas State University

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Food Science Institute

Director: Curtis Kastner
Address: 216 Call Hall
Phone number: 785-532-4057


The Food Science Institute was established in 2001 to integrate the expertise in food science across K-State. The Food Science Institute facilitates training of traditional and nontraditional undergraduate and graduate students, supports basic and applied research initiatives and provides technical and scientific information to consumers, the food industry, governmental agencies and academia.

The Food Science Institute has expertise in veterinary medicine, food chemistry, food microbiology, food safety, baking science, cereal science, dairy science, meat science, milling science, food service, sensory analysis, food engineering, human nutrition and product development for a comprehensive interdisciplinary food science program.