FPEN 612: Advances in Food Testing, Quality Control, Process/Product Development


Recent advances in food testing, quality control and process/product development methods and approaches. Food Testing Methodology in the Plant; Measurements of Physical and Chemical Properties of Foods; Advances in Food Testing-Viscosity, Colour, Food Additives; Testing for aflatoxins and other food toxicants; Advances in Process and product development; Control Charts; Cumulative Sum Charts; Process capability for Variables and its measurement; Six Sigma Process Quality. Benchmarking for product development; Principles of Integrated Product Development (IPPD); Quality Function Deployment (QFD) and product development; Customer-focused development with QFD; Product Launch - the Role of the Engineer; Hands-on product development project: from concept to development.