Food Technology

Food science comprises the study of the physical, biological, and chemical makeup of food; the causes of food deterioration; and the concepts underlying food processing. Food technology is the application of food science to the selection, preservation, processing, packaging, distribution, and use of safe food. Food technology is applicable to food processing industries, research laboratories, hotels, soft drink factories, quality control, rice mills, manufacturing industries and distilleries. Food technology includes the selection, preservation, processing, packaging, distribution, and use of safe food by applying principles of chemistry, biotechnology, engineering, nutrition, quality control, and food safety management.