functional properties of foods

Description

Structure, quality, nutritional value and/or acceptability of a food product. A food functional property is determined by physical, chemical and/or organoleptic properties of a food. Examples of a functional property may include solubility, absorption, water retention, frothing ability, elasticity, and absorptive capacity for fats and foreign particles. 
 
 
 

Alternative label

  • utilitarian properties of foods

  • the functional property of foods

  • practical properties of foods

  • practicable properties of foods

  • the functional properties of foods

  • functional food properties

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • sector specific skills and competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/skill/d11fd23b-ad01-4f12-85f4-e0d2ed16d5af