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Pasteurization Workshop

 Pasteurization Workshop

April 21-23, 2020
Pullman, WA

Please email Cathy Blood,, to be placed on the waiting list.
By March 21st 3 Day Training Fee $340.00, after March 21st Late Fee $370.00
By March 21st 2 Day Training Fee $290.00, after March 21st Late Fee $320.00
By March 21st One Day HHST Fee $100.00, after March 21st Late Fee $130.00


This 3-day class on pasteurization covers vat, basic HTST systems, and on the 3rd day HHST. Additional discussions on magnetic flow timed systems and systems with auxiliary equipment are included. Hands-on activities are conducted in the WSU Creamery Facilities. Course is suggested for plant operators, maintenance personnel, quality personnel, management and suppliers to the industry.

The program generally includes:

  • Background and Definitions
  • Basic HTST Systems
  • Pasteurization Controls Operation and Testing
  • Auxiliary Equipment
  • Vat Pasteurization
  • Meter Based Systems
  • Systems with Evaporators
  • Tests of Legal Controls
  • Case Studies, Records review
  • HHST

The 2019 Pasteurization 3 Day Workshop Agenda is available for you to view as a reference, and we are currently working on 2020 Proposed Agenda.

Course Locations:

April 21-23, 2020
Holiday Inn Express
1190 SE Bishop Blvd
Pullman, WA 99163

WSU Creamery – Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe
2035 NE Ferdinand’s Lane
Pullman, WA 99164

We accept Visa, MasterCard, or checks.  All payments must be received prior to the start of the course.  Please make sure that all checks are made payable to Washington State University, Pasteurization Workshop 3500 and mailed to WSU Creamery, PO Box 646392, Pullman, WA 99164-6392.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:
Cancellations can be made until March 21, 2020.  The registration fee, less $30 will be refunded to you if you cancel prior to March 21, 2020.  After March 21, 2020 no refunds will be made for cancellations.  Substitutions are acceptable at any time.

ADA:  Reasonable accommodations for individuals who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act are available upon request.  If accommodation is NOT requested 10 days in advance, we cannot guarantee availability onsite.  Request should be sent to Cathy Blood,, or 509-335-2845

Hotel Information:

Holiday Inn Express
1190 SE Bishop Blvd
Pullman, WA 99163

Standard Double Queen or Standard King is $115.00 plus tax. Please call before March 20th and indicate you are with the ‘2019 Pasteurization Workshop’ to receive block rate.

Area Lodging with No Block:

Quality Inn Paradise Creek
1400 South East Bishop Boulevard
Pullman, WA 99163

Hilltop Inn & Restaurant
928 NW Olsen Street
Pullman, WA 99163

Residence Inn by Marriott Pullman
1255 NE North Fairway Dr
Pullman WA 99163

Thanks to Our Sponsors!
WSU Creamery –
Washington State Department of Agriculture –
US Food and Drug Administration –
Washington Association for Food Protection –