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Tyson Foods Beyond Fresh Meat Short Course

  • Dates: 02 – 04 Feb, 2018

AMSA is excited to once again partner with Tyson Foods to host the 2nd Annual Beyond Fresh Meats Short Course in Downer's Grove, IL. The course for 2018 will focus on lunchmeat product development which will include topics on raw meat processing, dry ingredient functionality, developing formulations, controlling quality and food safety as well as learning more about the roles of sensory and marketing in product development. Students will work with academic peers and industry professionals to receive hands on experience in Tyson's state of the art industry pilot plant and test kitchen facilities utilizing the content covered in lectures.

Registration will open on November 13, 2017 through a link posted on the AMSA website under the Events and Education tab. Student lodging and meals will be provided and registration will be $50 per student. The course will be limited to 50 undergraduate/graduate students who are AMSA student members. Registration will be open to two students from each university initially and then additional students may be permitted based on availability. The course will also be available to university professors/faculty with registration being $50/professional plus the cost of transportation and lodging.   Contact Deidrea Mabry with any questions.

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