Short Course & Symposia


Frozen Desserts Innovation Short Course

June 28-29, 2022

At the Cal Poly Dairy Innovation Institute, Building 18A-Room 123, in San Luis Obispo, California

Registration Cost:  $550  Student Cost:  $400

This intensive two-day course provides participants with knowledge of the science and technology of manufacturing all frozen desserts, including ingredients, processing, and quality aspects. Lectures and hands-on processing demonstrations with ample opportunities for one-on-one consulting and oversight with knowledgeable frozen dessert experts and industry colleagues.

Learning Objectives:

  • Fundamentals of Manufacturing & Frozen desserts overview
  • Current Innovation
  • Basic chemistry, microbiology and the other scientific concepts
  • Milk composition and milk quality and their importance to ice cream manufacturing
  • Ice cream processing/freezing
  • Production planning & equipment and logistics
  • Equipment, plant lay-out, and sanitation considerations
  • Mix formulations for all frozen desserts
  • Regulatory and business insights

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Dairy Processing Operations Workshop

February 9-10, 2023

Description coming soon!


Dairy Products, Processing & Packaging Innovation Conference

October 11-14, 2022/The Cliffs, Shell Beach, CA

Early Bird Registration Cost:  $495 if registered by SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

Regular Registration Cost:  $595 as of September 2, 2022                                   

This Conference will bring greater attention to recent technical innovations that offer solutions to improve dairy product quality, sustainability, and competitiveness today and into the future.  It will identify approaches to eliminate barriers to dairy innovation.  The Conference will facilitate dialogue between dairy innovation providers and innovation users.



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