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Unit of Study FOOD2002 Food Technology as an Enterprise (2023)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

Discuss the historical developments and contemporary factors that influence the Australian food industry as they relate to traditional and emerging technologies and sustainable production methods

Analyse the impact of food manufacture on the individual, society and the environment

Apply the process of food product development to the design of a food product

Explain the manufacturing processes and technologies used in the production and distribution of a food product

Describe the functional properties of nutrients and associated foods

Identify and describe the physical, chemical and sensory aspects of food

Apply theoretical food science concepts to practical food product development processes

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