News & Press

New! MFIC is offering “Food Industry Fundamentals,” a four-course introduction to the food industry, now fully online! Get insights into product development from the ground-up.  Learn marketing and branding techniques as well as safety and regulation requirements.  To learn more about the courses visit our Classes” page.  This is a great opportunity to get started or expand your food business!

Selected Press

Popular Food Innovation Courses to be Offered Online;
UHMC Blog; July 3rd, 2014

UHMC Food Innovation Course Offered Online;
Maui News (Maui Dish); July 7th, 20014

Hawaii: Food Industry Fundamentals courses now available;
The Irresistible Fleet of Bicycles; July 4th, 2014

UHMC Grows Local Food Businesses with New Course Offerings;
Maui News; April 6, 2014

New UHMC Grows Help Farmers Grow their Businesses;
Maui Time; April 1, 2014

Food Idea?  UHMC has a Class for that;
Maui Time; March 31, 2014

Got the Best Recipe? You’re Gonna Need More than that…;
Honolulu Magazine; July 2013

Costs put food makers at bottom of the barrel;
Maui News; April 7, 2013

Spotlight on “Value-Added” at 2013 Ag Fest;
Lahaina News; March 28, 2013

Food Business Basics Workshops (March 11-13);
Hawai‘i 24/7; March 10, 2013

Value-Added Products: Good for Business;
North Hawai‘i News; March 7, 2013

Join the Entrepreneurial Revolution: Food Business Basics Workshop;
Big Island Weekly; March 6, 2013

Specialty Food Business Basics Workshop Slated for March;
Hawai‘i Tribune Herald; February 22, 2013

Food Business Basics Workshop on Moloka‘i;
Moloka‘i Dispatch; February 21, 2013

Cooperhouse to Conduct Food Business Basics Workshops;
North Hawai‘i News; February 21, 2013

Food Business Basics Workshop–Value-Added Product Expert to Visit Hawai‘i Island;
Damon Tucker: Hawai‘i News & Information; February 17, 2013

Value-Added Product Expert to Conduct Food Business Basics Workshop;
Moloka‘i News; February 14, 2013

Food Innovation Center Selected For Feasibility Study Grant;
Maui Now; November 8, 2012

Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers’ Overview Presentation;
August 2012

Food Innovation Center Will Support Local Farmers And Ranchers
Maui County Farm Bureau; January 19, 2012

Hawaii Launches Food Innovation Center
Agricultural Marketing Resource Center Blog; January 18, 2012

Food Innovation Center Will Support Local Farmers and Ranchers
Maui Now; January 17, 2012

Food Innovation Center Funded
Maui News; December 29, 2011

State To Develop Food Product Center On Maui
Star Advertiser; December 29, 2011

Governor Releases Funds For New UH Food Innovation Center
Maui TV News; December 28, 2011

Governor Tours Proposed Maui Food Innovation Center
Maui Now; December 14, 2011

The Maui Food Innovation Center is partially funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor in the amount of $759,350. Funding does not pay for student costs to participate. The Maui Food Innovation Center is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TDD/TTY: 808-984-3325.