Website of Diane M. Barrett, Ph.D.
Fruit and Vegetable Products Specialist
UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology
Office Location: 2208 Robert Mondavi Institute South Building
UC Davis Dept. of Food Science and Technology
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
April 7, 2015: How to Boost the Health Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables, Consumer Reports.org (Dr. Barrett was interviewed for the article and is quoted within.)
November 5, 2014: Study on Frozen Fruits & Vegetables by Barrett Lab: Taste Good and Good For You , Yahoo! Food website
July 2014: International Food Technologists (IFT) Award Celebration: Dr. Barrett named IFT Fellow
June 2014: Journal of Food Science's "Take 5" Video Series features Dr. Barrett speaking about the research in "Effectiveness of calcium chloride and calcium lactate on maintenance of textural and sensory qualities of fresh-cut mangos"
UC Food Blog
Inspiring youth leaders to cultivate health
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Heirloom tomatoes are a delicious treat and provide a market niche for small growers
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