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21 May 2024

Developing Future Agri Leaders Course

Agri Careers: developing future Agri Leaders A very successful four day programme that was designed and delivered by FITU on behalf of ASA and was funded by Macra Agriculture Skillnet, held across a number of locations: Tipperary, Dublin, Kilkenny and Cork from Jan - May, attended by 20 participants from different sections of the Agri-food sector. Participants will receive a digital badge in Future Agri Leaders for completing the programme. See report from the Farmers Journal:  Twenty professionals from different sectors of the agri-food industry have completed the ASA Future Agri Leaders course, encompassing theoretical and practical learning, writes Sarah McIntosh.https://www.farmersjournal.ie/agri-careers-developing-future-agri-leaders-817643    
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Professor Seamus O'Mahoney and Dr Nadia Grasso with the first student group to complete the new Plant-Based Ingredients Course
01 May 2024

The Science and Technology of Plant-Based Ingredients for Food Applications

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to each remarkable participant and contributor whose invaluable contributions made our inaugural two-day course, "The Science and Technology of Plant-Based Ingredients for Food Applications," an enriching experience! Throughout the course, attendees delved into the science underpinning the utilisation of plant-based ingredients in food product development. From exploring innovative techniques to understanding the nuances of ingredient selection, every session offered invaluable insights.
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30 Apr 2024

Upcoming Short Course

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Internationally Renowned Professor Douglas Goff delivers Ice Cream Science and Technology Course in the Food Industry Training Unit, School of Food and Nutritional Science, UCC.
11 Mar 2024

Internationally Renowned Professor Douglas Goff Delivers Ice Cream Science and Technology Course

The Food Industry Training Unit (School of Food and Nutritional Science) recently welcomed Professor Douglas Goff from the Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Canada.
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