Flavors of Florida

Flavors of Florida showcases UF plant innovations

UF President Bernie Machen's house was festooned with UF/IFAS plant creations, and guests dined on 14 culinary delights made with UF's delicious new crops at "Flavors of Florida" on March 24th.

Dr. Linda Bartoshuk

Dr. Linda Bartoshuk honored for decades of research

Linda Bartoshuk receives the William James Lifetime Achievement Award for basic research from the Association for Psychological Science

Dr. Vance Whitaker

Dr. Vance Whitaker Receives Research Award

Dr. Vance Whitaker was recently given the Richard Jones Outstanding New Faculty Research Award. Given annually to untenured faculty who have begun a distinguished record of research since arriving at UF/IFAS, it was presented at the 6th Annual Florida Agricultural Experiment Station Awards Ceremony on April 25, 2013. Click here to Watch the Youtube video.

Welcome to the UF Plant Innovation Program! Our goal is to use sensory analysis to better understand what aspects of fruits, vegetables and flowers that people like best. We use this basic information to help plant scientists make new plants and products that look, smell and taste better. Come inside and learn more about us. We want to appeal to your senses!