Smart living: definitions, smart kitchens, smart businesses, IoT smart supply chains, Blockchain and other integrated systems, digital purchasing of food and digital money and digital food culture,
Smart cities: planning, food availability, rise of dark kitchens and use of apps to purchase food, changing purchasing behaviour with food, impact on personal and societal health
Smart policy: regulating our future, frictionless trade, regulatory systems and their interface, sampling systems, databases and their representativeness
Smart packaging: smart, intelligent and active packaging.
Smart solutions to societal challenges: Topics will be contemporary to the course delivery but may include: food poverty, food sharing, food waste, animal welfare, traceability, health and animal welfare.
On successful completion of this module a student should be able to:
- Critically evaluate how smart food systems are developing and shaping food policy and food consumption patterns
- Assess the role of technology and data sharing to improve levels of consumer awareness and information sharing in food supply chains
- Apply theory to address a contemporary food based societal challenge
|Coursework||Critical academic reflection Maximum 3000 words excluding references and appendices||100%|
Assessments may differ in 2021/22 due to adjustments for Covid-19. Please check Gateway for the latest regulations.