Food Science
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Vision & Mission



To be the most sought after Food Science department in South Africa


  • To be a nationally and internationally competitive centre of excellence in Food Science
  • To foster a culture of scientific research, critical thinking and scientific debate;
  • To produce well trained graduates who can successfully be employed within the food industry and are sought after for their, knowledge, creativity and critical thinking, and;
  • To nurture education and research that is relevant to the needs of the food industry, the consumer and the environment