Functional Modelling Food. Lesley Pearce Technology N ational Coordinator Team Solutions. Learning intention. To develop literacy strategies for 2.5 To share key messages for functional modelling level 2. Fact.
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Demonstrate understanding of how technological modelling supports risk management
Word definitions for functional modelling 2.5
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How could modelling have helped to make decisions about what should and could be done?
Heinz EZ SqueezeBlue Ketchup. Marketed to consumers as Heinz EZ Squirt, the blue, green, and purple colored ketchups
Made with Olestra, a lower-fat oil, these chips promised all the flavor of traditional chips, and less of the fat. Unfortunately, the magic oil also came with wicked side-effects, like diarrhea and stomach cramps. Though they debuted in 1998 as one of the highest selling new products, these chips were eventually rebranded, then pulled from shelves and replaced with "baked" versions of your favorite chips.
Even though Britney Spears helped with the marketing, Pepsi Blue met it's demise in 2004, after attempting to compete with Vanilla Coke. Apparently, some people found it's berry, cotton-candy flavor less than desirable.
Watch the Youtube clip and discuss what modelling would have had to be done to create these tortilla chips
Tortilla Chips: Watch the video. What modelling do you think was required to develop this food product?
What risks were they trying to avoid? Who would have been the stakeholders for each type of modelling?
to develop an innovative food product for one specific target market. Consider:
Explore ethical decision-making and judgements
The food industry in New Zealand are looking for unique New Zealand foods and value-added products for local and overseas markets. Taewa – as an indigenous food with unique characteristics and nutritional benefits
After testing the physical and chemical properties of 4 types of taewa, researchers found that each taewacultivar was suitable for industrial processing. They were able to apply knowledge of the taewa properties to design novel food products. The first 2 prototype products – expanded taewa snacks and chef-ready taewa products – are ready for marketing. They already have ideas for other products.
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Read Explanatory note 2 from 2.5
putting more time and emphasis on skills, and reducing the time and emphasis on content, can produce a dramatic improvement in results
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“If we teach today's students as we taught yesterdays, we rob them of tomorrow ”
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Product testing: fruit drink powder developmentFruit drink powders are dissolved in water to give a refreshing drink. These drinks are popular with children, and are also used as cheap drinks for large parties.1.Identify the ingredients in fruit drink powders by reading the labels on some powders available in the supermarket or by searching on the internet e.g. ‘Ingredient manufacturers turn powder into health gold’ by David Feder. http://www.foodprocessing.com/articles/2008/370.html Sighted 14/11.2008.2. Identify the important product qualities in such powdered drinks, and suggest how you might test these product qualities with laboratory testing, with trained sensory panel testing and with consumers.3. Fruit drink powders are produced by mixing the ingredients so that they are evenly dispersed and then they are packed into sachets. Identify important factors in this processing and packing.