Focus On Food Technology

Explore the working of a real farm from cow to comsumer.


Focus on Food Technology: From Cow to Consumer gives students a unique and interesting insight into the world of food production being an in-depth study of the real life food production activities at Roskilly’s organic dairy farm.

Focus on Focus on Food Technology is suitable for use with secondary students ages 11 and older.

This resource demonstrates how raw materials are transformed into a product and end up in the shopping basket of the end user.

Each stage of production is covered for foods including milk, ice cream, fudge, strawberry jam and tomato chutney, with reference made to health and safety, quality control, and consumer protection.

The resource is filled with video clips of industrial processes, information, and interactive animations, so students can test their knowledge through interactive quizzes, wordsearches, and games.


Milk Production:
  • The herd
  • Milking
  • Milk collection
  • Pasteurisation
  • Bottling

Ice Cream Making:
  • What is ice cream?
  • Method of production
  • Ingredients, Flavourings and Inclusions
  • Mixing and Ageing
  • Freezing and Filling
  • Quality Control & Packaging

Clotted Cream Fudge:
  • Ingredients
  • Mixing & heating
  • Soft ball stage
  • Pouring
  • Drying
  • Packaging

Strawberry Jam Making:
  • What is jam?
  • Ingredients
  • Production process
  • Pouring
  • Quality control

Tomato Chutney:
  • What is chutney?
  • Ingredients
  • Cooking process
  • Bottling
  • pH range
  • Quality control

Health and Safety:
  • Regulations
  • Clothing
  • Hygiene
  • Signage
  • Cleaning
Milk Processing
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