Food Product Development

Food Product Development
Integration and application of food science principles to develop new food products. Laboratory experience in food product design and development. Integrative capstone course.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 6.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNDFS 361 & NDFS 362 & NDFS 462; This class should be taken concurrently with NDFS 464.
 ProgramsContaining NDFS 465
Course Outcomes


Prepare raw material, product, and process specifications for a product and related commercial manufacturing process


Work with a team in successfully commercializing a new or improved food product

Stability Test

Coordinate, plan, and execute a stability test

Plant Trial

Coordinate, plan, and execute a plant trial

Project Time-lines

Prepare and follow workable project time-lines for multiple development projects

Consumer Tests

Coordinate, plan, and execute an appropriate consumer test for guidance or decision making

Food Product Label

Properly prepare and document all information required for a finished food product label

Laboratory Notebook

Keep a precise, well-documented laboratory notebook that will stand up under scrutiny in a court of law