FPEN 701: Advances in Food Commodity Processing


The course will introduce students to current knowledge and engineering applications in food handling, processing and marketing. The foods will be considered under five thematic areas to cover a) horticultural products, b) cereals and legumes, c) beverages, including cocoa, coffee, tea and carbonated drinks, d) oilseeds and e) animal products. The course will review the current trends and allow the student to select three thematic areas for detailed attention on engineering concepts and developments applicable to the foods. Topics may include production systems; production planning and distribution, safety, environment and quality systems