David Baumler has developed a new strain of chili pepper which will become the official chili pepper of the University of Minnesota. The Golden Gopher pepper changes from maroon to gold as it ripens.
Learn more about the department's new course, "A Taste of Germany: Food Education and Production."
Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Nutrition. Our department is one of the premier academic units dedicated to advancing the knowledge and careers of undergraduate and graduate students, and reaching multiple audiences in the sciences of food and nutrition. We offer opportunities from B. S. to M. S. and Ph. D. degrees in two major disciplines: Nutrition and Food Science.
The Department of Food Science and Nutrition welcomed its new Department Head, Francisco Diez-Gonzalez, on July 1, 2014. Sincere gratitude to Gary Reineccius for his exceptional leadership these past six years.