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BIO3811 Food Product Development

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agriculture and Environmental Science
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 17 May 2022


Pre-requisite: BIO1810


Graduates working in the food industry require a knowledge of the multiple phases required to bring new food products into the marketplace. This course provides an overview of these key steps including; the ideation or decision stage, the market research stage, definition of the product parameters, the assemblage stage and the deployment of the product into the market place.

This course will examine how new food products are developed for society using modern approaches and technologies. The course also focusses on how these methods can enhance existing food products in terms of their quality and health value.

This course contains a highly recommended Residential School where students will be working with students from other courses, and will involve factory tours.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 External
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 17 May 2022