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here are some notes on the environmental issues/ social issues and the food manufacturing industry.
they are only basic kind of notes that i recieved in class, but i thought that they may be of help to some of you out there.
drop me a line n lemme know if they r helpful or just leave a comment.
oh and in the next few weeks i will be putting up my notes on the rest of the year 12 foodtech subjects n stuff n for other subjects aswell so gimme a holler
n peace out
sara
 
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Hey there.
here are my notes on the australian food industry.
they have been written according to the syllabus.
hope you all find them helpful. and dont forget to leave me a comment to lemme know whether they r any use etc etc
neways goodluk n peace out
sara:)

oh sorry i forgot to put this in the title.
the section of the syllabus these notes r under r the australian food industry.
but the "chapter or woteva is sectors of the food industry
sorry if i may have caused confusion incase u were wondering were the rest of d notes on the afi were.
neways peace out
sara
 
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hey
these r my notes on policy and legislation according to the syllabus
hope you find them handy n leave a reply/ comment
peace out
sara

i thought i would let you all know that these notes cover the following subjects:
  1. advisory groups
  2. australian food standards code
  3. the australian food regulation partnership
  4. codes of practice
  5. product recall
  6. australian quarantine & inspection service
  7. government policies and the food industry
  8. legislation affecting the food industry
hope that it helps

sara
 
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Sensory Test

Could someone please post up a sensory test on a food product please ?
Preferably not bread and muffins.
Just to give me an example.
 

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Re: Sensory Test

LiLi.azndoll said:
Could someone please post up a sensory test on a food product please ?
Preferably not bread and muffins.
Just to give me an example.
We did one on Icecreams, but I don't have any notes. It's pretty basic though.
 

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Re: Sensory Test

Thanks for the notes! im sure it'll go to good use. Anyone doing marketplace here?
 

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Re: AFI notes so far..

These notes are from the Excel Senior Food Technology book study cards. Thses are basic summaries for each topic!!

Australian Food Industry
Sectors of AFI :
· Agriculture and Fisheries
· Food Processing and Manufacture
· Food Retail
· Food Service and Catering

Agri-Food Chain
The Agri-Food Chain refers to the production and supply of food for the consumer.

AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES
Definitions
Agriculture : Is the production of crops and / or animals.
Fisheries : Is the farming of various cold-blooded, aquatic species for a commercial or scientific purpose.
Trends in this sector include:
· Use of technology to overcome harsh conditions
· Contribution to export markets of primary industries
· Large-scale production
· Increasing aqua-culture

FOOD PROCESSING & MANUFACTURING
Food Processing
A series of actions that change food from its natural state to a different form
Trends in this sector include:
· Value added products – (process of other goods into another to increase market share and price) are a large part of the Australian Food Market
· % of manufactured food products has increased in Australian food
· Many food processing companies are multinational organisations
· The industry id diverse ranging from household production to large-scale production

FOOD RETAIL
The selling of food at all levels

Trends in this sector include:
  • Larger supermarkets over smaller convenience stores
  • Speciality chain stores as a part of larger shopping centres
  • Changing working hours- 24 hour opening hours and internet ordering
  • Increase consumption of convenience food eg reheat dinners
  • Increase health awareness leading to fresh food chains
FOOD SERVICE AND CATERING
This sector involves all part of commercial food production and service.

Trends in this sector include:
  • One in four meals are eaten away from home because of busy lifestyles
  • Organisations exist to provide commercial (restaurants) and non commercial meals (hospitals)
  • Growth in multinational retail chains eg KFC, McDonalds
  • Home delivery services are increasing
 
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Re: AFI notes so far..

Hi,
I'm just wondering how do i gain access to the notes that LittleMissSara has attached... i'm new to this and really need food technology notes :)
Thankyou
 

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