Food Product Development


This module emphasises the core principles of new food product design and innovation, enabling students to apply their knowledge in the development and production of innovative food concepts for an ever evolving marketplace.  It is designed to advance real life food developmental skills focusing on the areas of recipe development, legislative compliance, consumer and shelf life trials culminating in feasibility and marketability studies.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate and apply the stages involved in implementing and managing the development of a food concept to an identified target market.

  2. Apply the principles of sensory analysis, shelf-life determination and consumer acceptance testing.

  3. Write, present and defend ideas, insights and analysis required to develop a food concept. 

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