Food Marketing Fellows

Visiting Pic’s Peanut Butter in Nelson, New Zealand

The Food Marketing Fellows is an honors program for students with food industry interests and career aspirations. The purpose of the program is to give undergraduate students a focused perspective on the food industry.


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Cashier-less retail in Portugal
Visiting Mifroma Cheese cave In Switzerland
Visiting Food Brand Accelerator “Factory” In Bethlehem, Pa
Visiting Imperial Chocolate In Portugal

Fellows become part of a select group of students who participate in these one-of-a-kind activities:

Food Marketing Field Study Course: Each Fellow enrolls in a 1-credit course, AEM 4460.

Fall Visits and Activities: Throughout the fall semester, we will make a series of visits to local manufactures, producers and retailers for an up close view of their activates.  Visits have included Wegmans HQ & Bakery, the Aldi distribution center, local wineries, the Fresh Direct distribution center and a Food Product Accelerator.  In addition we may have virtual sessions with leaders in the food space around the country.

Winter Session Study Trip: In January, Fellows travel to study the business and marketing strategies of various food and consumer product companies. Typically, this has been an international trip with destinations that have included Ireland, Australia, Chile, Lithuania, Portugal, Brazil, China, The Netherlands, Italy, The United Kingdom, Switzerland and New Zealand.

How to Apply

If you have an interest in the food industry, you are encouraged to apply. Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year are now open!  Applications are due by March 15th, 2024.

Please contact Dan Hooker or Adam Brumberg for more information.