Food Fundamentals For Business

Food Fundamentals For Business

The Food Fundamentals for Business course by Woods & Co Education provides students with the basic principles of food, cooking and the legal side of food. Whether you are starting a food business or managing one, understanding the fundamentals of food is essential for success.

The course covers topics such as:

• Food preparation
• Including the cooking of fruit and vegetables
• Cereals and starches, meat, fish, and dairy products
• Fats, sugars and flavour food
• Food planning on both small and large scales

• Nature of the food processing industry
• The role of nutrition in product development
• Chemical and thermal food processing
• Managing health claims
• Developing new food products
• Packaging and labelling
• Legal, policy and management considerations

By the end of the course, students will have a solid foundation to understand and operate within the food industry.

  • Study this course from $25 per week on a flexible payment plan.
  • Study 100% online from anywhere in Australia.
  • Self-paced study & 24/7 access to the course allow you to study anytime, anywhere, at a pace that fits your schedule until completion.
  • Course tutor to help you every step of the way and answer any questions you have.
  • A Certificate of completion and a statement of attainment upon completion of your course.
  • Introduction
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Cereals & starches; bread, cereals and potatoes
  • Meat fish and alternatives
  • Milk and dairy
  • Fats and sugars
  • Flavouring food
  • Menu planning on a small scale
  • Menu planning on a large scale
  • Overview – Scope and nature of food processing industry
  • The role of nutrition in new product development
  • Chemical processing, preservatives, and additives
  • Thermal food processing, pasteurisation and microwave cooking
  • Managing health claims and other statements
  • Developing New food products (including marketing)
  • Packaging, labelling and storage
  • Legal, policy and management
  • Developing a new product – problem based learning (PBL) project