Event Date: 11 May 2021
Extrusion is a processing technology used to manufacture a wide range of products in the food and related industries – from snacks, breakfast cereals, and pasta to pet foods and aquafeeds. Extrusion is also used for manufacturing plant-based “meats”. This webinar will provide an overview of the uses of this technology, and the science behind making it work.
Topics to be covered include:
- What is extrusion cooking
- How does an extrusion process work
- Types of extruder
- Ingredients and how they are cooked
- The importance of rheology in understanding extrusion
The webinar will be delivered via Zoom by Dennis Forte of FoodStream, an Australian company which has been presenting practical training programs around the world including in Australia, Europe, South America, Thailand and New Zealand for almost 20 years.