Where Can I Study Food Technology In South Africa

What is Food Technology?

Food technology is a branch of food science that addresses the production, preservation, quality control, and research and development of food products.

Early scientific research into food technology concentrated on food preservation. Nicolas Appert’s development in 1810 of the canning process was a decisive event.

Where Can I Study Food Technology In South Africa

  • Nelson Mandela University.
  • North-West University.
  • Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University ( SMU )
  • Stellenbosch University ( SU ) ( Universiteit Stellenbosch )
  • University of the Free State ( UFS ) ( Universiteit van die Vrystaat )
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)
  • University of the Western Cape (UWC)

Which degree is best for Food Technology?

  • BSc (Hons) Degree in Food Technology.
  • BSc in Food Engineering.
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Nutrition, Food and Business Management)
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Technology (Food) with Honour
  • Bachelor of Food Engineering.
  • Bachelor of Food Science & Technology.
  • Bachelor of Food Science and Technology.

Is Food Technology in Demand in South Africa?

The food industry is huge and offers more career opportunities than many others. It is also continuously growing as a result of non-stop urbanization, is continuously developing in line with advances in science and technology, and is constantly innovating to keep up with consumer expectations and demands.

How much does a food technician earn in South Africa?

The average food technician salary in South Africa is R 264,000 per year or R 135 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 246 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 390 000 per year.