752313 Practical course in food processing

Exercise course
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Schönlechner, Regine , Jäger, Henry , Hanz, Katharina
Offered in
Wintersemester 2021/22
Languages of instruction


During a basic and advanced course different food products are produced. The products are chosen in a way that relevant unit operations and processes of food technology are carried out during the courses. The basic course is carried out in groups of 12 students and the advanced course of 6 students.
During the basic course the students get to know some relevant food processes and technologies. In the advanced course a proposed topic could be choosen. Regarding this topic a new product should be developed. Apart from the technology and sensory quality of the product legal aspects must be met (for example labelling).

Working platform with appointments and registration for Basic course and advanced course is BOKUlearn course: 752323 Lebensmitteltechnologische Übungen!!

Previous knowledge expected

Basic knowledge on food processing is required.
VO 752100 Lebensmitteltechnologische Grundverfahren

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After successful and active participation in this course, students have learned major food operations and processes on pilot scale. During the practical preparation of a food product on pilot scale the students have learned the course of technical operations of food processing and experienced its practical aspects and problems. Additionally, students are able to search for and find scientific/technical literature, to write technical reports and to present the outcomes.
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