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CHE2810 Food Chemistry

Short Description: Food Chemistry
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 010599 - Chemical Sciences not elsewher
Grading basis : Graded

Other requisites

It is recommended to have completed CHE2120 and BIO1810 prior to commencing CHE2810.

Synopsis

This course is focused on the chemistry of food with a particular emphasis on water, protein, carbohydrate and lipid components. The course will explore the relationships between these molecules in regard to the stability and the processing of food required to ensure a high quality product. Other minor components such as flavours, vitamins, minerals, food additives and bioactive substances will be also examined.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2020 Online
Date printed 10 August 2020