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Extraction, Processing and Shelf Life Extension of Oils

This Free Course teaches about extraction of oil, refining of oil, modified fats, rancidity, natural antioxidants etc

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This free online Extraction, Processing and Shelf Life Extension of Oils course will begiin with the mechanical extraction of oil and solvent extraction, degumming or neutralization processes and bleaching and deodorization, modified fat, products containing fats and oil known as rancidity, natural antioxidants, microencapsulation technology including different methods of microencapsulation and food nanotechnology.
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

This free online course will begin with the mechanical extraction of oil and solvent extraction. In the mechanical process, there are
processes which apply heat; there are processes which do not apply much heat. In the solvent extraction method, organic solvents like hexane, isopropyl alcohol, benzene, etc. can be used for extraction purposes.

Next you will study removal of impurities from the edible oil using degumming or neutralization processes and bleaching and deodorization. Next you will learn about modified fat. These fats and oils are usually modified using appropriate procedures in order to improve their functional properties like crystallization, melting behaviour.

Finally, you will learn about the products containing fats and oil known as rancidity, natural antioxidants, microencapsulation technology including different methods of microencapsulation and food nanotechnology will be studied.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Discuss the mechanical extraction of oil.
  • Describe extraction of oil from oil seeds and solvent extraction method.
  • Identify removal of impurities from the edible oil using degumming or neutralization processes.
  • Describe the major steps of edible oil refining process.
  • Discuss the process which takes place in fats and oils or the products containing fats and oil.
  • Identify the two major types of natural antioxidants.
  • Outline the basics and different methods of microencapsulation technology.
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Certification

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