Food Processing

Duration: 2½ Weeks / 8¾ hours
NS CAPS, Page 15 and 49

After the completion of Topic 4 the learners will be able to:

  • describe reasons why food is processed
  • explain how food processing influences the nutritional value of food
  • list different ways in which food can be processed
  • process food in some way

Content and Concepts: Please select a sub-category below.

toolsYou will need


  • Computer
  • Data projector
  • Speakers
  • Internet connection

Powerpoints and Photocopies

Available on category pages
  • PowerPoints
  • Worksheets
  • Quiz


  • Slices of fresh bread, various types of containers or packaging
  • Old magazines or supermarket brochures with pictures of fresh and preserved or processed produce