|1.||Appraise the main features and trends of a specific food product within an appropriate market setting;|
|2.||Critically assess the development cycle of a food product and review relevant principles of marketing theory;|
|3.||Apply knowledge of consumers' food choices to the design and development of a prototype food product at laboratory and pilot scale;|
|4.||Develop and justify technical specifications for the new product; and|
|5.||Conduct testing in an appropriate market and evaluate consumers' responses.|
|Assignment||Assignment (2000 words per student)||30%|
|Presentation||Oral presentation by team of final project (30 minutes)||20%|
|Examination||Final examination (2 hours)||40%|
Food product development 4th ed.
Earle, M., Earle, R., & Anderson, A. (2009)
Boca Raton: CRC Press
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