Course Description

This course will begin with some key dates that shaped the preservative industry as we know it today. Next, we will focus on the science behind preservatives to understand why they are used in the food and beverage industry. We will then get into the different types of preservatives, regulatory requirements, labeling, safety, and a deep dive into some common preservatives.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Preservatives

    • Welcome!

    • The Science of Preservatives

    • History and Basics of Preservatives

    • Types of Food and Beverage Preservatives

    • Weak-Acid Preservatives (WAP)

    • Deep Dive: Benzoates

    • Deep Dive: Dimethyl Dicarbonate (DMDC)

    • Regulatory Requirements, Labeling, and Safety

    • Knowledge Check: Preservatives

    • Wrap Up

    • Survey

About the Instructor

Beverage Institute by ISBT®

International Society of Beverage Technologists

Every organization in the beverage industry needs to have trained personnel proficient in beverage fundamentals, industry best practices, technical standards and current technology. As the premier technical beverage industry society, ISBT is in the unique position to offer you the very best in professional development and training solutions. Beverage Institute by ISBT® is designed to provide an important resource for the global community of beverage professionals. The sessions, given by experienced beverage professionals, provide overviews as well as in-depth discussions on key topics in the art and science of beverage production.