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
Better Process Control School IN-PERSON - February 3rd - 6th, 2015
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
The best of the best: salted caramel butter bars
Posted 9/22/2014 - What does it take to win the best-of-show award for baked goods at a county fair? Well, if you're Angelina Gonzalez, an alumnus of the Sherwood Forest 4-H Club, Vallejo, and now the Solano County's 4-H SET (Science, Engineering and Technology) Program...
A disheartening new pest invades California vegetable gardens
Posted 9/19/2014 - California gardeners harvesting their summer produce may encounter a new pest – the bagrada bug. The native of Africa made its first California appearance in Los Angeles County six years ago and has been moving eastward and northward ever...