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Food Processing Technology and Quality of Food

Learn about the basic principles food processing, and how to maintain food with high quality in this free online course.

Publisher: NPTEL
This free online course on Food Processing Technology and Quality of Food explains in great detail the basic principles and methods of food processing and preservation. The course introduces you to the recent emerging technologies in food processing and preservation, and the factors that influence these technologies. By the end of this course, you will become very familiar with several preservation techniques used in the food diary industry.
Food Processing Technology and Quality of Food
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    1.5-3 Hours
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This course begins by explaining the major nutrients present in foods and how they function in the body. The course describes the impact of food in the body and how it is directly related to the growth in population of any country. By taking this free online course, you will have a very good knowledge of the differences between the food with animal origins and those with plants origin.

This course explains the food concerns of food technologists and scientists. Food technologists and scientists are most time always concerned about providing quality food at cheap rates and the minimization of losses during the processing of food products while consumers are most times interested in the shelf life of the food products. This course also does a great job in introducing you to pasteurization and how several techniques are deployed in measuring its efficiency.

This certificate course on Food Processing Technology and Quality of Food  explains how freezing is being used by people in the preservation of food products. You will learn about the use of food additives and the roles food additives play either directly or indirectly during processing, storing or packaging of food products. If you are interested in getting to know more about how to improve the quality of food, then this course is suitable for you.

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