FoodScience

The Department of Food Science and Technology was carved from the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management in September, 2016. The HND Food Technology programme has seen a significant increase in enrolment since its inception. The Department upgrades the technical knowledge and skills of students, with emphasis on food safety, food product innovation, fruits and vegetables processing, milk processing, cereals processing, beverages and food quality among others. In addition, the skills of technologists and managers in the areas of management, marketing communication and problem solving in order to enhance their job performance for a global knowledge-based economy. The Food Science and Technology Department researches into local Ghanaian Foods and ingredients and has made a lot of headway in characterisation in the nutritive value of most Ghanaian local delicacies.

Objectives

  • To produce qualified food technologists for food industries, teaching and research organization.
  • To establish links between teaching/ research institutions, government, commercial organizations and consumers.
  • To preserve, process and manipulate the agricultural crops to avoid post-harvest losses.
  • To introduce novel, nutrition’s economic value added food products for local consumption and export.
  • To provide consultancy and advisory services of food industries
S/NO   NAME  QUALIFICATION RANK/POSITION
 1  David Asante-Donyinah  MSc.,BSc.(Kumasi) Lecturer / Ag. HOD
 2  Emmanuel Letsyo*  MSc.,BSc.(Kumasi) Lecturer
 3  Courage Dzah  MSc. (Toulouse, France), BSc. (Kumasi) Lecturer

*Pursuing PhD Programme

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