Food Process and Product Engineering degree



German Institutes Launch Food Process and Product Engineering Degree Program

The University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover (TiHo) Foundation and the German Institute of Food Technologies (DIL) in Quakenbrück are to begin offering a Master’s degree in Food Process and Product Engineering (MSc FPPE). The four-semester program will examine how the world’s growing population can be fed fairly and sustainably. The entire path of food development, from raw materials to finished products, will be studied. Factors such as food quality, contaminants, infectious agents, sustainability management, and economic aspects will also be considered. Additionally, students will learn how food science innovations can help towards achieving climate goals. The course will be research-oriented and conducted in English, with spaces for 25 international students. Those interested in enrolling must apply by June 15, and classes will begin in October. …


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Study: Beyond Meat Burger is Significantly More Environmentally Friendly than Beef

Beyond Meat has recently published a Life Cycle Assessment report comparing the environmental impact of the vegan Beyond Burger with its beef counterpart. A team of researchers from the Center for Sustainable Resources at the University of Michigan found that the Beyond Burger has a significantly lower environmental impact than a traditional beef burger.