Food products composition

Description

Chemical and nutritional composition of food products, which enables the modification of existing products and processes and the development of new ones.

The food products composition is different from the ingredients list.

Alternative labels

food products make up
food products contents
composition of a food product
food products ingredients
food product composition
composition of food products

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Food products composition is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Food technologist: Food technologists develop processes for manufacturing foodstuffs and related products based on chemical, physical, and biological principles and technology. They design and plan layouts or equipment, oversee staff, engage in controlling, and improve food technologies in food production processes.
Food biotechnologist: Food biotechnologists study the life cycle of food from its preservation up to the spoilage and the food-borne pathogens. They research and understand food-borne diseases in order to prevent them. They ensure that food products abide by government regulations regarding food health and safety.

Optional knowledge

Food products composition is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Food analyst: Food analysts perform standardised tests to determine the chemical, physical, or microbiological features of products for human consumption.

 


 

References

  1. Food products composition – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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