Food Packaging

OPTIONAL MODULE

Credits: 10

Module Leader: Mrs Helen Taylor

Assessment Type: Written project 2000 words and a multiple choice test lasting 20 minutes

 

AIM

The aim of this module is to provide the student with selected knowledge and understanding of Food Packaging which is used and adapted by the majority of food manufacturers supplying retailers.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

1. A thorough understanding of packaging materials

2. Demonstrate an understanding of processing materials and their application

3. Appraise the packaging needs of the product to ensure ‘function and fit’

4. Drivers to packaging selection to include legislation, environment, suppliers and customers

5. Examine the hazards associated with packaging in the supply chain

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