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Soy Based Texturized Protein and Meat Analog Course

Soy Based Texturized Protein and Meat Analog Course
May 21-24, 2019
Northern Crops Institute
Fargo, North Dakota, USA

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, April 29th, 2019


Course Overview

This course will provide introductory information to manufacturing soy-based texturized protein and soy meat analogs, along with hands-on instruction using our Twin Screw extruder to produce these products. The course will also offer industry-focused options for final products using these soy-based meat alternatives, and an overview of soy foods on the market today.


  • Learn from industry professionals about the fundamentals of extrusion of soy-based meat alternatives (texturized soy protein and meat analogs)

  • Participate in the hands-on processing of soy-based meat alternatives (texturized soy protein and meat analogs)

  • Learn from industry professionals about the potential for final product usage of soy-based meat alternatives (texturized soy protein and meat analogs)

  • Learn about the current status and future potential of the soy foods industry, and its importance to nutritional health of the public

Who Should Attend:

Technical and managerial personnel in the food industry, and ingredient companies desiring training in fundamentals and operations for producing and utilizing soy-based texturized protein and meat analogs. This course will be available for entrepreneurs and marketers who plan to develop meat analog food businesses, and researchers interested in obtaining hands-on experience with the latest methodologies in the production of texturized soy proteins and soy meat analogs.


Please complete the following form to begin the registration process. Upon completion, we will email you with further details.


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Registration Fee is $1,000.00

REGISTRATION DEADLINE is Monday, April 29th, 2019

For your course fee, you will receive access to materials from lectures and laboratory demonstrations. Refreshments during scheduled breaks and lunches are included, along with an evening graduation banquet upon completion of the course. Hotel rooms and other meals ARE NOT included.

Cancellations received after Monday, April 29th, 2019, will be assessed a 10% service fee.

To register for this course, please complete the form below. Upon submission, we will contact you with further details.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Enroll early. This course is limited to a maximum of 15 participants. All courses are contingent upon sufficient enrollment numbers. Do not make travel reservations until NCI confirms that the course will be offered.


A reduced registration fee of $900.00 per person is available to groups of three or more from the same company.


Daily complimentary transportation will be provided between Northern Crops Institute and the Delta Hotels by Marriott Fargo. Parking is also available in the NCI and T-2 lots on the NDSU Campus. A map of these two lots can be found here. Please request a parking pass when arriving at NCI.


Northern Crops Institute has reserved a block of rooms at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Fargo. Make your reservation via the link below, or call the hotel directly. The room block closes on Monday, April 29th, 2019. Please note that hotel rooms ARE NOT included in the course registration fee.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Fargo
1635 42nd St SW, Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: (701) 277-9000
Single Room Rate: $84.60 + 10.5% tax/night


The course is offered in a non-smoking environment. You are welcome to wear casual business attire. If you have questions or special needs (dietary or physical requirements), please contact:

Northern Crops Institute
NDSU Dept. 7400
P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050 USA
Phone: 701-231-7736
Fax: 701-231-7235


Northern Crops Institute is an international center for meeting and learning about crops produced in the four-state region of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Montana. Situated on the campus of North Dakota State University, Northern Crops Institute exists as a forum to bring together customers, commodity traders, technical experts, processors and producers from all points of the globe for discussion, education and technical service programs. Since 1983, the Institute has hosted visitors from more than 135 countries.

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity Institution. This publication will be made available in alternative formats upon request (701-231-7736).