food science


The study of the physical, biological, and chemical makeup of food and the scientific concepts underlying food processing and nutrition.

Alternative label

  • food investigation

  • food study

  • food sciences

  • the science of food

  • food research

  • food technology

  • the science of foods

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • sector specific skills and competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of



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