The Food Protein R&D Center (FPRDC) is an engineering process development, innovation, and training center, focused on adding value to diverse  biological materials, including oilseeds, grains, nuts, citrus, vegetables, waste biomass, waxes, petroleum and natural/botanical oils, liquid/fluid process streams, and water. We are part of the Texas A&M University System through the Texas Engineering Experiment Station.

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Vegetable Oil Extraction

November 9-13, 2014

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Food Protein: Sources, Extraction, Separation, Purification, Application

December 7-9 , 2014

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Biodiesel/Biofuel from Algae and Other Feedstocks

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Feeds and Pet Food Extrusion

February 1-6, 2015

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Fermentation and Separation for the Food & Drug Industry

February 8-12, 2015

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Membrane Application in Beverage Industries
March 16, 2015

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Snack Foods Processing
March 22-27, 2015

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83rd Annual Oil Mill Operators

April 12-14, 2015

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Vegetable Oil Frying: Live Demonstrations,

Oil Analyses, and Product Evaluation

April 12-14, 2015

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Trends in Margarine and Shortening Manufacture Non-trans Products

April 26-29, 2015

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25th Annual Membrane and Other Separations Technologies

May 3-7, 2015

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Food Extrusion: Cereals, Protein & Other Ingredients** (Formerly Texturized Vegetable Protein and Other Soy Products)

August 16-21, 2015

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Functional Beverages: Sources, Identification, Extraction, Separation, and Purification

TBA 2015

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Aquaculture Feed Extrusion, Nutrition, and Feed Management
September 20-25, 2015

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Processing & Products of Vegetable Oil/Biodiesel

TBA 2015
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Water Technologies: Process & Reuse Water, Wastewater, and Desalination

TBA 2015

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