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AFA Food Institute

If you are interested in learning more about what it takes to get food on your table, this Institute is for you! What happens after the raw ingredients leave the farm? From production and processing to R&D and marketing to packaging and everything in between, AFA Food Institute delegates are sure to leave with a broader picture of the food industry. Applications are due November 30 and selected students will be in Chicago, Illinois, February 7-9, 2016.

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When

Nov 30, 2015
from 05:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Where

Chicago, Illinois

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If you are interested in learning more about what it takes to get food on your table, this Institute is for you! What happens after the raw ingredients leave the farm? From production and processing to R&D and marketing to packaging and everything in between, AFA Food Institute delegates are sure to leave with a broader picture of the food industry. Held annually in February, the AFA Food Institute brings around 75 talented college men and women to the Chicago area to take part in a three-day program. Students are selected through a competitive application process and have expressed a specific interest in the food sector. The itinerary will provide interaction between students and food sector leaders; expose students to area processors, businesses and other related service providers and include discussion and training to enhance student preparation to enter careers in the agriculture and food industry.

This Institute is open to all undergraduate students pursuing agriculture-related degrees.

For Students:
Students interested in attending the AFA Food Institute must apply and be selected for industry sponsorship. Sponsorship includes program registration and materials, lodging, travel and meals throughout the Institute. Travel to the Institute, including parking and ground transportation is not included.

Find more student details and the application on our student information page.


For Industry:
The AFA Food Institute brings top talent directly to industry professionals in the Chicago area. From hosting a tour group at your location to serving on a round table or panel, there are many ways for you and your organization to be involved in the Institute experience.

Find more industry details on our industry information page.


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