Course Tag: Food

Food Preservation Processes

Food preservation prevents the growth of microorganisms (such as yeasts), or other microorganisms (although some methods work by introducing benign bacteria or fungi to the food), as well as slowing the oxidation of fats that cause rancidity. Food preservation may also include processes that inhibit visual deterioration, such as the enzymatic browning reaction in apples …

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Introduction to Alternative Foods

In 2016, about 815 million people, or 11% of the world population, were undernourished. Although advanced food and agriculture technologies have eased hunger issues, warnings of food shortages have escalated recently for the following reasons. First, the world population is projected to grow from today’s 7.6 billion people to 10 billion by 2050. If that …

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Introduction to Packaging & Transportation

Modern food storage and transport technologies can help maintain quality throughout food value chains and reduce post-harvest food losses. This course is designed to help you acquire and apply basic knowledge of modern food storage and transport technologies. It will introduce characteristics of fresh produce, important environmental factors affecting produce quality, optimum storage conditions, harvesting and …

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