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EKEH1147 Food Development Process 4 ECTS

Learning outcomes

Introduction of the whole process of food product development from generation and screening of new product ideas to test marketing of new products and an overview on different phases of food development process and the tasks and focuses of each phase.


The course will go through each of the phases including market research and generation of new product ideas, screening of product ideas, development of prototypes of new products and further screening of product ideas, technical development, development at pilot scale, test production, test market. The main features and focuses of each phase are highlighted. The practical group work of development of food products provides first hand understanding of the food development process as a continuous evaluation and screening process involving expertise of multiple disciplines.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English

- Participation in lectures and presentation
- Group work of development of food products
- Presentation of group works on food product development

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Based overall evaluation combining participation in the lectures, active contribution to group work, quality of the group work and presentation.

Recommended year of study

1st or 2nd year of Master's Degree studies. This course is held every other spring (even numbered years). Next time spring 2018

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biochemistry
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Biochemistry
DP in Biochemistry
DP Bachelor of Science in Tech. (Biotechnology)
DP in Biochemistry
DP in Food Chemistry
DP on Molecular Biology and Bioenergetics
DP in Biotechnology
Finnish Study Modules