FOOD 604

Food Product Innovation

Course overview

You’ll grow your understanding of practical approaches to food innovation, looking at market trends, food composition, product innovation (new ingredients and technologies) and process evaluation (advanced instrumental and sensory analysis).

Course information

Credits 20
Domestic fees $1,360.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate food innovation and product development parameters in relation to how global food businesses operate in the international food market.
  2. Diagnostically analyse the essential elements of food processing and ingredient parameters in order to develop innovation streams in process and ingredient technology within the global food industry.
  3. Explicitly demonstrate an understanding of product quality evaluation techniques available to the food industry by understanding the relationship between food composition, processing, sensory perception and product development.

Course examiners

Luca Serventi

Dr Luca Serventi

Senior Lecturer

Department of Wine, Food and Molecular Biosciences