The most important food group: December 9 “Wisconsin’s Best” lecture is all about chocolate


Alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the College of the Agricultural and Life Sciences are encouraged to participate in the final lecture of the Fall 2009 CALS Lecture Series: Wisconsin’s Best. This series focuses on Wisconsin food products that are industry leaders in research or production. University and private industry experts will provide an insider’s look into various aspects of the development, cultivation, processing and marketing of these food staples.

Join us on December 9 at 4:45p.m. in 125 Agricultural Hall (note location change) for the semester’s final lecture and learn through your taste buds about the delectable world of chocolate and compound coatings. Professor of food science Rich Hartel will help guests understand the characteristics and production of this indulgent treat as they try complementary chocolate samples, including some from Wisconsin-based companies.

This event is free and open to the public. To ensure adequate food is available, registration is requested by December 7, 2009.

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Event Details:
4:45 – 5:45 p.m.
Wednesday, December 9,  2009
125 Agricultural Hall (note location change)
1450 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Note: Parking is free in Lot 36 after 4:30 p.m.

For additional information, contact Jeremy Traska at 608-890-2549 or