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BIO3810 Food Processing

Short Description: Food Processing
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 019905 - Food Science and Biotechnology
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 1 June 2020

Other requisites

Recommended: BIO2810 and CHE2810 and CHE2820

Synopsis

This course outlines the main methods of processing primary food ingredients into high quality, nutritious, sustainable and safe food products. The science behind food preparation approaches are outlined. The main food preservation approaches are introduced including pasteurization, drying, freezing, canning, reverse osmosis and UV, x-ray and gamma irradiation. The course looks at the safety and environmental implications of contemporary food processing technologies.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2020 Online
Date printed 1 June 2020