Raisins: New wrinkle in state agriculture?

Washington farmers already grow some of the finest wine grapes in the world. Could they also grow some of the finest raisins? That is not out of the realm of possibility, according to Carter Clary, an assistant professor in the Washington State University department of horticulture and landscape architecture. Clary is a leading expert on […]

Boeing donates patents; food processing could change

Boeing has donated patents to Washington State University for microwave technology originally designed to dry out spacecraft after ocean landings and cure composite materials for fighter aircraft that could now be used to produce new, flavorful, dried fruits and vegetables that are free of additives. Called the Microwave Vacuum Dehydration Technology, or MIVAC®, the technology […]