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Food Product Development

Spalding Team

The objectives of the Georgia 4-H Food Product Development Contest are:
-To develop and demonstrate leadership and communication skills;
-To develop team working skills while integrating individual contributions;
-To encourage innovative and creative thinking skills through the development of new food products and marketing strategies;
-To develop an understanding and appreciation for the many aspects of the food industry; and
-To acquire knowledge of quality standards, preparation and storage functional properties, feasibility of product, and marketing strategies.




The University of Georgia and Ft. Valley State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and counties of the state cooperating. The Cooperative Extension Service offers educational programs, assistance and materials to all people without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. An equal opportunity/affirmative action organization committed to a diverse work force.