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National Program 306: Product Quality and New Uses
Strategic Vision
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Mission Statement

Enhance the marketability of agricultural products, increase the availability of healthful foods, develop value-added food and nonfood products, and enable commercially-preferred technologies for post-harvest processing.

Program Vision

Research is focused on developing knowledge and enabling commercially-viable technologies to (1) measure and maintain/enhance post-harvest product quality, (2) harvest and process agricultural materials, and (3) create new value-added products.

Program Components

  1. Food
  2. Non-Food
  3. Biorefining

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