Experiments In Food Science Laboratory Manual, Volume 2
This laboratory manual has two purposes. The first purpose is to describe what food science is and what food scientists do. The second purpose is to describe fun laboratory experiments that that demonstrate practical applications of food science. Food science is all of the science involved in taking agricultural food products from the farmer’s gate to the grocery store, restaurant, or dinner table. Food scientists work with all sectors of agriculture.
Food science includes both basic and applied biology, microbiology, chemistry, math, business, engineering, physics, and other disciplines. A food scientist’s goal is to make safe, high quality food products that are profitable to all segments of agriculture.
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