What is Food Science? - Definition & Research


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_____ is the branch of science that works to create and maintain a wholesome and varied food supply for the general public.

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1. _____ study the physical, chemical, and biological composition of different foods and apply the concepts of food processing to enable mass production.

2. A field related to food science, food _____ is used in the mass production and distribution of desirable food products.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is food science? You can quickly review your knowledge of this form of science by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help check your knowledge of:

  • What food science is responsible for
  • A field related to food science that's used in mass production
  • The branch of science that works to make a varied food supply
  • Importance of food science
  • Someone who studies different foods and uses concepts to enable mass production

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on food science
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about food science facts
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the importance of food science and interpret it correctly

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  • Current food science research
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  • What people who work in food science focus on