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
Due to her plans for retirement after June of 2016, Dr. Barrett does not plan on accepting any more graduate students/visiting researchers/postdoctorate researchers into her program. However, we thank you for your inquiry, and wish you the very best of luck in your future career goals.
Better Process Control School IN-PERSON: February 9th - 12th , 2016
Better Process Control School ACIDIFIED FOODS ONLY In-Person Course, Feb. 9th - 11th, 2016 - FOR SMALL PROCESSORS!
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
New research director at the Nutrition Policy Institute inspires positive change in human health
Posted 5/20/2015 - "Not changing is risky," said Pat Crawford, the senior director of research for the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) Nutrition Policy Institute. "The United States – along with Mexico – has the highest...
One-stop shopping for healthy food and nutrition education
Posted 5/15/2015 - For the rest of the school year, families can get farm-fresh fruit and vegetables at Vang Pao Elementary School in southeast Fresno on Thursdays when they pick up children or stop by after school. The site hosts a weekly farm market until June 4 plus...