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Food Product Development - AGEN3001

Year - 2018

In this unit of study, students will gain a theoretical and practical understanding of the development of novel food products using traditional and novel food ingredients. Students will examine processes in market trend analysis, product innovation, prototype development, product testing and the formal presentation of a new product. They will develop practical skills in product research and development through a group design project that will require application of product development principles and integration of knowledge regarding product specifications, ingredient interactions and food processing. Product quality, functionality, shelf-life, safety, nutritional and health implications are key considerations in the design process. This is an intensive unit taught as a series of workshops over the first four weeks of semester. It is designed to be taken as one of the final core units in the food science major of the BFoodAgrib as it integrates learnings from across the program and offers a great platform for exploration of product development ideas, that could potentially be expanded in 4th year research projects.

Intensive Unit - twelve 4-hour workshops over four weeks

One individual assignment (20%), one group project report (60%), one group presentation (20%)

No prescribed textbooks

Assumed knowledge
6cp from (BIOL1XXX, MBLG1XXX) and 6cp from CHEM1XXX


6cp from AGEN3004


Faculty: Science

Intensive August

23 Jul 2018

Department/School: Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Kim-Yen Phan-Thien
HECS Band: 3
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