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Principles of the science and technology of plant food 360


 
Module code FST 360
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Cereal and legume grains, oilseeds and fruits and vegetables: Composition and
structure. Quality assessment and grading. Post-harvest storage and physiology.
Cleaning and sorting principles and technologies. Milling – principles and technologies, and their effects on product functionality and nutrient composition. Juice and oil extraction – principles and technologies, and their effects on product functionality and nutrient composition. Bread and baked goods making – principles and technologies, and their effects on product functionality and nutrient composition. Practical work: Laboratory analyses of components and products of cereals, oilseeds, legumes and fruits and vegetables; Determination of quality; Factory visits.

Module credits 18.00
Prerequisites FST 250, FST 260, FST 351 and FST 352 or TDH
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Academic organisation Food Science
Period of presentation Semester 2

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