Department of Food and Nutrition

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Organisation profile

Organisation Profile

One of the key area in research is food production chains, where the focus is in food processing, especially in the management of the processing chain of domestic food raw materials including packaging technology. By-products (circular economy) and microbial resources are widely utilized in the research. Another key area is food quality and healthy nutrition focusing on the impact of food constituents and their properties on healthiness and sensory quality of food. The aim is to enhance chemical and microbial safety of food and to take part in risk assessment and management. Also factors associated with the choice of food and the impact of diet in sustaining health are important.
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Fields of Science

  • 416 Food Science
  • 118 Biological sciences
  • 414 Agricultural biotechnology
  • 116 Chemical sciences
  • 411 Agriculture and forestry
  • 314 Health sciences
  • 514 Sociology

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.