Penn State Creamery
Anonymous $1M matching gift fuels drive to endow department head in food science
October 4, 2015An anonymous donor is pledging to match gifts -- on a dollar-for-dollar basis up to $1 million -- in an effort to enhance food science programs at Penn State in the name of a professor emeritus once called the "Emperor of Ice Cream." If the donor's maximum match is reached, these funds will help to create the first endowed department head position in the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Welcome to the Berkey Creamery
Most visitors to the Berkey Creamery at Penn State know only of its famous ice cream, sherbet, and cheeses sold at the store or over the Internet, but what they don't know is that it is the largest university creamery in the nation.
Each year approximately 4.5 million pounds of milk pass through the Creamery's stainless steel holding tanks. About half comes from a 225-cow herd at the , and the rest is purchased from an independent milk producer.
Newly Updated Food Safety Procedures, Documents and Programs - Checkout the new Cheese HACCP Plan and Reduced Oxygen Packaging (ROP) SOP's for Small Co-packers & Retail Shops to include Cheese Product Description, Reduced Oxygen Packaging HACCP Flow Chart, SOP Training Procedures and Hazard Analysis.