Classes & Workshops


Product Development for Value-Added Food Feb 28 2017

The workshop will provide the region’s small scale prepared food producers with up-to-date information and technical knowledge of the food product development process for the specialty food industry and how to bring such products to market.

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OSU's Cider & Perry Production Mar 27 2017 8:00am
Mar 31 2017 5:00pm

Hosted by Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR). Taught by an OSU Fermentation Science expert,this course will introduce you to the fundamentals of cider making as well as the various styles of cider and the history and traditions behind the modern cider industry.

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WSU's Cider & Perry Production - A Foundation Apr 24 2017 8:30am
Apr 28 2017 5:00pm

Derived from the popular series taught by Peter Mitchell, this five-day course located in Washington's Skagit Valley provides students with expert knowledge of cider and perry principles and practices. The curriculum includes information regarding cider culture, production, and business. Students of this course will participate in hands-on sensory demonstrations, laboratory exercises, and blending trials.

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CINA's Cider & Perry Production - Science & Practice Nov 27 2017 8:00am
Dec 1 2017 5:00pm

Tutored by Peter Mitchell, this 'master class’ for the Cider Institute of North America (CINA), builds on the ”Foundation” program and aims to cover, in depth, the following key aspects of cider & perry production:

•Meeting consumer requirements.
•Management of cider & perry production as biotechnology – its microbiology & biochemistry.
•Selection, application & management of production processes & technologies.
•The flavor of cider & perry and sensory evaluation of the products concerned.
•Quality Assurance and Quality Control of cider & perry production.

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