Course syllabus

Livsmedelsindustrins relation till samhälle och konsument
The Relationship between Food Industry, Society and Consumers

KLGN15, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2016-03-31

General Information

Main field: Food Technology and Nutrition.
Compulsory for: MLIV1
Elective for: B4-lm
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


To give an increased understanding of sustainable food production in relation to consumer, producer and society.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to:


Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Essays, panel debate, written exam. In the final grade exam is weighted 50%, 30% essays and panel discussion 20%.


Required prior knowledge: KLGN30 Food chemistry and nutrition KLGN25 Food technology for product formulation
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: KLG085

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Björn Bergenståhl,
Course coordinator: Yvonne Granfeldt,
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