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A Review of Value-Added Centers: Objectives, Structures, Staffing, and Funding

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 April 2015

Rodney B. Holcomb
Food Studies with the Food & Agricultural Products Center at, Oklahoma State University
Aaron Johnson
Food Innovation Center at , Oregon State University


Value-added centers have been established in many states. These centers vary greatly in objectives, operational structures, staffing, and funding. This paper uses examples of several centers and programs, with a specific emphasis on three centers, to provide a better understanding of value-added centers and their operations.

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