Food Science
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The Department of Food Science is renowned for its excellence in teaching and research. Food Science is a multidisciplinary field of study that applies natural sciences such as Chemistry, Bio​chemistry and Microbiology to develop processes to ensure food quality,  as well as food security.  Food scientists use cutting-edge technologies to develop  new food products and constantly seek to improve existing techniques by which new products are effectively developed, processed, packaged, stored and transported.   

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