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!

Coming Soon! The MFIC team will be at the Made on Maui Festival November 7th and 8th at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.  Join us to learn more about local production on the island!

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.