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FutureLearn: Innovation: the Food Industry

 with  Dan Trowsdale

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This course considers the ways in which the food industry has evolved over the past 70 years and has created the industry of convenience we have today.

Introduced though a case study from Marks and Spencer, you will see how new innovations have changed the way we shop. You will also consider the issue of food waste; in a world where thousands suffer from malnutrition and starvation you’ll consider the attitudes in your own society to this global problem.

This course is part of the Going to University collection which has been specifically designed for schools and colleges. The course can be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource or can be studied independently by students.

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Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Pace Upcoming
Institution University of Leeds
Provider FutureLearn
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Hours 2 hours a week
Calendar 2 weeks long

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