Nothing is more central to human existence than food, and no endeavor involves more people than the food industry. The mission of the Academy of Food Marketing is to promote and support Food Marketing education; to provide services to food marketing students, including scholarship aid, recruiting, internships and cooperative education, counseling and placement; to support the Food Marketing enterprise, and to support the development of talented graduates to serve all aspects of the food and allied industries.

Joe Bivona

Executive Director

The Food Marketing Department at Saint Joseph’s provides you with an industry-specific education and focused career opportunities. The role of the Academy is unique in that we provide support and maintain critical links between industry, the Department of Food Marketing, and students. We offer such services as scholarship aid and cooperative education.

We invite you to explore our site and get a flavor for the many exciting academic and career opportunities. If at any time during your exploration you would like additional information or have a question, please don't hesitate to contact Alison Nolan at or 610-660-1602.

Academy of Food Marketing Key Facts

Recognized by employers and recruiters around the world

One of the largest majors at Saint Joseph’s University.


Provides scholarships, Co-op, and internship services

Supports the Department of Food Marketing and the Campbell Collection.

Only wholly industry-supported program of its kind in the U.S. with a board of governors made up of senior executives at consumer products companies, and retailers