Master's degree in Agri-Food Biotechnology

Master's degree in Agri-Food Biotechnology

Tecnologie e biotecnologie per l'innovazione nei prodotti alimentari

Course code
4S008247
Credits
6
Academic sector
AGR/15 - SCIENZE E TECNOLOGIE ALIMENTARI

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provide students with knowledge of the new agri-food supply chains fulfilled to improve the nutritional characteristics of foodstuffs and their shelf-life. Knowledge of enriched, fortified, low-fat, low-alcohol, high-protein food production technologies will be provided, in agree with the most recent nutrition claims. Consideration will be given to the importance of choosing specific raw materials, additives, processing aids in relation to the technological production process. Moreover, great attention will be given to the sustainability of food industry. The course will also deal with the role of enzymes in the processes of the food industry, both for the production of ingredients and in the processes of the supply chain, as well as their effect as markers of quality and technological treatment. Basic knowledge of Community legislation on the nutrition claims for use in food will be provided.





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