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Food & beverage studies (D6)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Food & beverage studies (D600) The study of the properties and behaviour of food from the point of origin on the farm (or elsewhere), through different stages of storage, transportation, preservation or other transformations, including domestic or restaurant food preparation procedures, to its use by the consumer. Food Science
Food science (D610) The study of the properties and behaviour of food. Includes the application of physical, chemical and biological sciences to food systems. Food Science
Meat science (D611) The study of the properties of meat. Includes the application of food sciences to meat-inclusive food systems. Food Science
Cereal science (D612) The study of the properties of cereal and grains. Includes the application of food sciences to cereal-inclusive food systems. Food Science
Vegetable science (D613) The study of the properties of vegetables. Includes the application of food sciences to vegetable-inclusive food systems. Food Science
Fruit science (D614) The study of the properties of fruit. Includes the application of food sciences to fruit-inclusive food systems. Food Science
Food hygiene (D620) The study of the maintenance and promotion of health through the clean and sanitary handling of food. Food Science
Food & beverage production (D630) The study of the process of supplying food and drink. Includes study of production techniques and the amount and rate at which foodstuffs are produced. Food Science
Food & beverage manufacture (D631) The study of the development of artificial foodstuffs. Includes the substitution of one type of food for another. Food Science
Food & beverage processing (D632) The study of the preservation and processing of foodstuffs. Food Science
Food & beverage technology (D633) The study of the production techniques for food and drink. Includes study of resources and environmental concerns. Food Science
Industrial baking (D634) The study of the production of cooked foodstuffs. Includes the application of physical, chemical and biological sciences to food preparation. Food Science
Industrial brewing (D635) The study of the production of liquid beverages. Includes the application of physical, chemical and biological sciences to drink preparation. Food Science
Food & beverages for the consumer (D640) The study of food products and their preparation to attract consumers. Food Science
Food & beverage packaging (D641) The study of packaging and packaging systems to ensure economic and hygienic handling and customer satisfaction. Food Science
Food & beverage delivery (D642) The study of transportation of food and drink to ensure economic and hygienic handling and customer satisfaction. Food Science
Food & beverage studies not elsewhere classified (D690) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Food and Beverage studies categories. To be used sparingly. Food Science