The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Department of Food Science at UMass Amherst

Food Science class with students

The science behind better plant-based protein

A UMass Amherst team of scientists aims to tackle this complex problem.

Department News

Food Science Spotlight

Prof. Eric Decker receives top food science awards

His research focuses on improving nutrition by incorporating more stable, unsaturated fatty acids into foods while preventing oxidative rancidity that causes food waste.

Eric Decker