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Developing Innovative Food Products KLA399

Introduction

With the rise of more varied and specialised diets, consumers are seeking novel and nutritious value-added food products. This unit examines how new food products are created and developed, and explores the role of science in determining the optimal properties and safety of new foods. These elements will be illustrated through case studies based on topical situations addressing marketing, innovation cycles, packaging, labelling, food safety risk assessment, food additives and biotechnology.

Summary

Unit name Developing Innovative Food Products
Unit code KLA399
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Discipline TIA - Research Institute
Coordinator Doctor Matthew Wilson
Available as student elective? Yes

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain how new food products are conceived and the main phases of development to reach commercialisation
  • Communicate key concepts in food product innovation to technical and non-technical audiences using contemporary platforms.
  • Evaluate food product acceptance in the marketplace and how changes in consumer demand affect food product development and production
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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 x 50 minute lectures weekly, 1 x 3-hr tutorial weekly

AssessmentOnline Assessment Exercises (10%)|Examination (40%)|New Food Proposal Report (40%)|New Food Product Pitch: (10%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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