Food Ingredient Technology Course

Date(s) – 02/22/2017
7:30 am – 5:15 pm


Doubletree Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport
18740 International Blvd, Seattle, WA, 98108

This is an introductory course on Food Ingredient Technology (FIT). The short course provides an overview of major food ingredients that are used in value-added foods. It provides an overview of the various functionalities of these ingredients, and how they are used in making foods with qualities that are desired by consumers.

The course also details some of the common food systems, their qualities and functionalities of the ingredients that are used in these systems. In addition, the course will also briefly cover the interactions of common processes and ingredients. Finally, the importance of monitoring quality of the raw ingredients and its impact on the process and final product will be highlighted. Twelve different industry experts will teach a total of fifteen lectures.

There will be plenty of opportunities for the attendees to interact with the speakers. There will also be a panel discussion with all the speakers at the end of the day, where the attendees can interact with the panel with specific questions on their ingredients and products.