166.177 Food Chemistry and Food Technology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to know the most important constituents and additives of foods, their reactions during harvesting, production, storage and cooking and get an overview of processing and preservation methods of foods.

Subject of course

Composition of the most important foods (milk and milk products, eggs, meat and meat products, fish, edible fats and oils, corn and corn products, legumes, fruits, vegetables, potable water, alcoholic drinks). Possible reactions in foods during production, preservation and storage (e.g. Maillard reaction). Technological methods and processes in the production, preparation and storage of foods (mechanical, physical, chemical, biotechnological processes, treatment at high and low temperatures). Food specific application of technological processes for food of plant and animal origin: milk and milk products, egg products, meat and meat products, fish and fish products, fat and oils, cereals and farinaceous food, vegetable and fruit products, sugar, alkaloid-containing food. Introduction to the Austrian and European food law, administration of food control.

Teaching methods

Lecture with Power Point presentation and discussion of current topics of food chemistry and food technology.

Mode of examination


Additional information

The lecture can also be recommended to chemical engineers.



Course dates

Wed09:00 - 10:3004.10.2023 - 24.01.2024 ZOOM-Meeting (LIVE)Vorlesung
Fri09:00 - 10:3019.01.2024 ZOOM-Meeting (LIVE)Vorlesung
Food Chemistry and Food Technology - Single appointments
Wed04.10.202309:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed11.10.202309:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed18.10.202309:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed25.10.202309:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed08.11.202309:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed22.11.202309:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed29.11.202309:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed06.12.202309:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed13.12.202309:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed20.12.202309:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed10.01.202409:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed17.01.202409:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Fri19.01.202409:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung
Wed24.01.202409:00 - 10:30 ZOOM-MeetingVorlesung

Examination modalities

Oral test within the group of students -if possible.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
30.08.2023 00:00

Registration modalities

Anmeldung in TISS.


The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below



Download of the presentation STEINER from TISS.

Belitz, Grosch, Schieberle: Food chemistry, Springer Verlag

Baltes: Lebensmittelchemie, Springer Verlag Heiss: Lebensmitteltechnologie