Based on the consent of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine (letter № 1 / 11-1696 of 14.07.98), permission of the Ministry of Agroindustrial Complex of Ukraine (letter №37-18-13 / 7946 of 06.08.98), and the decision of the state accreditation Commission of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine, dated 08.12.98, for the issue of a license for the training of specialists of the direction 0917 “Food technology and engineering” in the specialties 7.091707 “Technology of storage, preservation and processing of meat” (license series VPD-IP №198791), 7.091709 ” Technology of storage, preservation and processing of milk »(license series ВПД-ИП №198790) order of  Rector of Sumy State Agrarian University on January 12, 1999 №1-open for the Department of Food Technology. Professor Mashkin Nikolay Ivanovich is the head of the department of technology of production and processing of livestock products.
The faculty includes the departments: technology of production and processing of animal products, philosophy and sociology, and later technological equipment of food production.
The faculty trained engineers-technologists in the specialties: “Technology of storage, preservation and processing of milk”, “Technology of storage, preservation and processing of meat”. Since 2007 a new specialty 6.091700 “Food Technology” has been opened at the Department of Meat and Meat Technology.
From 2005 to 2009, the faculty was headed by Bondarchuk Viktor Mykolayovych, PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of Meat and Meat Technology.
From 2009 to 2011 the faculty was headed by Professor Mashkin Nikolai Ivanovich.
Since 2011, the Faculty has been headed by Ph.D., Associate Professor Radchuk Oleg Vladimirovich.
The Faculty prepares specialists in food technology in the specialty 181 “Food Technologies”.
The faculty includes:
• Department of Milk and Meat Technology
• Department of Food Technology
• Department of Philosophy and Socio-Humanities
• Department of Engineering Technology of Food Production