Food Packaging Basics Course


Date: November 12-14, 2018''

Location: MSU School of Packaging's Ternes Outreach Center

How to Develop Packages That Reduce Food Waste

This hands-on workshop is designed for those who have a role in managing packaging for food and related operations within their organizations.  The three-day workshop offers full insight in all aspects of food packaging to reduce food waste including function, materials, systems and processes, basic principles and commercial status of selected conventional and advanced packaging technologies, distribution, food security, packaging trends and more!  You will leave this course better prepared to implement functional design elements and sustainability practices to your company’s packaging and related operations.




Registration Information:

Cost: $1,695
Includes one dinner and three lunches

 Link to ENROLL




Hotel Information:

A block of rooms have been reserved at the East Lansing Marriott Hotel.  We recommend this hotel as it is very centrally located and the Michigan Flyer bus runs from the Detroit Airport directly to this hotel.  However, there are many other hotels in the area that are also close to the campus.

The Marriott room block details are:
Start date: 11/11/18
End date: 11/16/18
Last day to book the hotel block: 10/18/18
East Lansing Marriott at University Place  for 160.00 USD per night ; Book your group rate for MSU School of Packaging here.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation prior to Nov 1, 2018 will receive full refund, no refunds thereafter. The School of Packaging reserves the right to cancel or change speakers without notice.

For more information please call or email Cimberly Weir at or 517-353-6797

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