Food Packaging & Storage

Maximum 120 hrs (You pay Kshs 29,500)
Mode of attendance: full time and part-time

Module objectives
At the end of this module unit, the trainee should be able to:
i.) Understand the importance of food packaging
ii.) Understand the characteristics of various packaging materials
iii.) Appreciate the packaging requirements of different food products
iv.) Appreciate appropriate storage of different products
v.) Apply appropriate storage methods for food products

COURSE1 (24 HOURS)
i.) Butter portions
ii.) Jam portions
iii.) Sliced bread
iv.) Potted shrimps
v.) Gateaux
vi.) Salad dressings

a) Food packaging
• Food packaging materials
• Packing food with various packing materials
• Performing quality tests on packaging
b) Packaging requirements for various foods
• Practicing packaging various foods appropriately
c) food storage
• food storage equipment and facilities
• demonstrating use of storage facilities
• practicing storage of different foods in a refrigerator

COURSE 2 (24 HOURS)
i.) Fruit Juices
ii.) Frozen fruits
iii.) Ice cream
iv.) Canned meat
v.) Canned soup
vi.) Tea bags
a) Food packaging
• Food packaging materials
• Packing food with various packing materials
• Performing quality tests on packaging

b) Packaging requirements for various foods
• Practicing packaging various foods appropriately
c) food storage
• food storage equipment and facilities
• demonstrating use of storage facilities
• practicing storage of different foods in a refrigerator
.

COURSE 3 (24 HOURS)
i.) Sausage rolls
ii.) Fish fingers
iii.) Frozen pastry
iv.) Ground coffee
v.) Sponge mixes
vi.) Pastry mixes

a) Food packaging
• Food packaging materials
• Packing food with various packing materials
• Performing quality tests on packaging
b) Packaging requirements for various foods
• Practicing packaging various foods appropriately
c) food storage
• food storage equipment and facilities
• demonstrating use of storage facilities
• Practicing storage of different foods in a refrigerator

COURSE 4 (24 HOURS)
i.) Fish fillets
ii.) Peeled vegetables
iii.) Dried fruit
iv.) Minced meat
v.) bottled water
vi.) bread and flour

a) Food packaging
• Food packaging materials
• Packing food with various packing materials
• Performing quality tests on packaging
b) Packaging requirements for various foods
• Practicing packaging various foods appropriately
c) food storage
• food storage equipment and facilities
• demonstrating use of storage facilities
• practicing storage of different foods in a refrigerator.

COURSE 5 (24 HOURS)
i.) cocoa and chocolate products
ii.) fats and oils
iii.) Fish
iv.) fruit juices and nectars
v.) honey
vi.) jams and preserves

a) Food packaging
• Food packaging materials
• Packing food with various packing materials
• Performing quality tests on packaging
b) Packaging requirements for various foods
• foods Practicing packaging various appropriately
c) food storage
• food storage equipment and facilities
• demonstrating use of storage facilities
• practicing storage of different foods in a refrigerator.