Product Quality Testing

USDA-ARS Soft Wheat Quality Laboratory


Soft Wheat Quality Laboratory (SWQL) is located in Wooster, Ohio.  SWQL collaborates with public and private wheat breeding porgrams and provides data on grain characteristics, milling properties, and baking properties.    



Department of Food Science & Technology Pilot Plant

Pilot plantThe Food Processing Pilot Plant is located in Howlett Hall on the Columbus campus.  It is a reserach and teaching facility designed for fruit and vegetable processing.  Other facilities in the Food Science & Technology Department include the Lipid and Flavor Chemistry Laboratory and Hass Chair "Functional Food for Health" Laborartory.     




Enology Sensory Evaluation Program


The Ohio Quality Wine (OQW) Program evaluates wines through its sensory evaluation program.  The extension contact for the sensory evaluation program is Todd Steiner, Enology Program Manager and Outreach Specialist,