Our Mission

The Food Industry Center will develop leaders for tomorrow’s food industry. Through research, educational programs, and industry collaboration, it is a leading source of knowledge on how food reaches consumers efficiently and contributes to safe and healthy lives.

The Food Industry Center is an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation industry center. Research publications for the 1996 to present time period may be found at AgEcon Search.

The Food Industry Center

Contact Us

The Food Industry Center
University of Minnesota
Department of Applied Economics
Dr. Michael Boland, Director
317 Ruttan Hall
1994 Buford Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108-6040

Phone: 612-625-3013
Fax: 612-625-2729
Email: boland@umn.edu