Facilities | Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences

Aggie Chocolate Factory

Aggie Chocolate Factory (ACF), Learning and Research Center at the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences is a small batch, bean-to-bar chocolate processing facility located at Utah State University.

Aggie Ice Cream

Recognized as a premier feature of Utah State University, Aggie Ice Cream received a place in the university's new marketing program. The hundred-year tradition of Aggie Ice Cream made on the Utah State campus by staff and students of the Food Science pro...

Center for Human Nutrition Studies

Center for Human Nutrition Studies at Utah State University provides the organizational structure and logistic support for research scientists with interests in conducting clinical studies with an emphasis on nutrition. With its outstanding clinical facil...

Clinic Facilities

This facility is dedicated to the clinical research trials for the Center for Human Nutrition Studies and is not shared with other users. The unit is designed for easy access and convenience of research volunteers with spacious free parking dedicated for...

Culinary Teaching Labs

The two culinary labs are outfitted with both commercial and home equipment, including thirteen electric- and four gas-range ovens, seven 5qt Viking mixers, sixteen 5 qt Kitchen Aid mixers, eight Blend-tec blenders, a temperature-controlled proof box, and...

Dairy Products Laboratory

The Gary H. Richardson Dairy Products Laboratory (DPL) provides learning and discovery opportunities that enhance undergraduate and graduate education in the NFS degree programs.

Food Process Lab/Service Kitchen

The lab can work with all basic microbiological tests and perform routine physical food testing such as pH and water activity. The lab is available to departmental students, USU Extension food safety outreach businesses, and others with permission.

Fueling Station

The USU Fueling Station is a facility that provides healthy and nutritious snacks to all of Utah State’s sanctioned student athletes. It is run by volunteers, most of whom come from the Dietetics program at USU.

Kitchen/Taste Panel Room

The sensory evaluation facilities at Utah State University provides service to the academic and private sector on sensory related tests. We perform a wide range of sensory testing including descriptive and consumer panels.

Research Kitchen

This space contains all the equipment required for the preparation and service of all meals for 50 individuals per day. The Research Kitchen includes a 500 sq. ft. preparation area, 200 sq. ft. dishroom, 250 sq. ft. walk-in cooler, 250 sq. ft. walk-in fr...

Student Nutrition Access Center (SNAC)

Food insecurity affects roughly 38% of USU students throughout their academic careers, and USU is devoted to fostering an inclusive learning environment. By addressing basic needs, SNAC fulfills USU's land-grant mission for students, faculty and staff.

Teaching Lab

The lab has 4 lab benches plumbed with water, air, vacuum and natural gas. The lab is equipped with balances, pH meters, spectrophotometers and several pieces of equipment used in determining proximate analysis. The lab is used for food chemistry, food an...