The Modern Post Harvest Technology five day short course focuses on the impact of modern post harvest technologies on food quality and safety. Based at Cranfield University, the course has been developed for professionals working in the fresh produce sector who have an interest in furthering their knowledge of post harvest technologies.
This short course in Modern Post harvest Technologies has been produced by working with the UK’s leading experts in post harvest issues.
17 - 21 Dec 2018
Short Course – 5 Day.
Graduate level or experienced within the fresh produce industry.
Mixed Cohort: AFTP participants will attend their course alongside full and part-time postgraduate students studying at the delivery university
By the end of the Modern Post Harvest Technology course participants will be able to:
Areas covered on the Modern Post Harvest Technology course will include:
This course brings to participants an understanding of the various diseases and strategies available to processors and suppliers of fresh produce in ensuring that fresh produce reaches consumers in the best possible quality and shelf life.
The course is assessed through a case-study that relates the knowledge obtained in the course to a relevant workplace scenario, which is mutually agreed upon after detailed consultation with the course tutor.
AgriFood Training Partnership
The University of Reading
PO Box 226, Whiteknights
Reading RG6 6AP
T. +44 (0)330 333 4530