Northern Crops Institute

Plant-Based Texturized Protein Products

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Plant-Based Texturized Protein Products

Course Details:

Dates: June 25 - 27, 2024
Location: Northern Crops Institute, Fargo, ND
Registration Fee: $2,000.00
Registration Deadline: May 31, 2024

Course Overview:

This course will provide introductory information to manufacturing plant-based texturized protein, 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 plant-based alternatives, and an overview of plant-based foods on the market today.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn from industry professionals about the fundamentals of extrusion of plant-based alternatives (texturized protein)
  • Participate in the hands-on processing of plant-based alternatives (texturized protein)
  • Learn from industry professionals about the potential for final product usage of plant-based alternatives (texturized protein)
  • 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 plant-based texturized protein. This course will be available for entrepreneurs and marketers who plan to develop plant-based food businesses, and researchers interested in obtaining hands-on experience with the latest methodologies in the production of texturized soy proteins.

How Do I Register?

This course will be offered in-person only, and registrations are limited to 30 participants. Space can fill up quick, so we encourage you to enroll early!

Registration Fee: $2,000.00
Registration Deadline: May 31, 2024

Click on the “Enroll” button to pay by credit card. For alternate methods of payment, contact

Included in the registration fee are course materials, lunches and refreshments during the course and one evening dinner banquet. Airfare, hotel rooms and other meals are not included in the registration fee.

Hotel Information:

Hotel rooms for this course are still being determined.


Daily transportation during the course will be provided. Transportation between the airport and the hotel will be arranged by NCI.

Cancellation Policies:

Requests to cancel a registration must be received on or before May 31, 2024 to receive a full refund. Requests to cancel a registration after that date will receive credit for a future NCI course that is good for 1 year. If NCI is forced to cancel this course, all registered participants will be immediately contacted, and each will receive a full refund within 10 business days. Substitutions may be made up to 7 days before the course begins. To read our full Event Refund & Cancellation Policy, click here.

30 seats available.
Price: $2,000.00

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