Ice Cream Science & Technology – An International Training Workshop


University College Cork is pleased to announce an International Training Workshop on “Ice Cream Science and Technology”, which will take place in Ireland on 18-20 February 2014. This follows previous successful courses at UCC in 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006 and 2004. This intensive three-day course will provide participants with knowledge of the science and technology of ice cream, including ingredients, processing and quality aspects. Lectures will be complemented with demonstrations and there will be ample opportunity for personal contact with the trainer and industry colleagues. This course, similar to that delivered at the University of Guelph, Canada, is very popular with participants from around the world and places fill very quickly.

The Lead Trainer

Dr. Douglas Goff is a Professor in the Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Canada. He is well known in Canada and internationally for his research work in ice cream science and technology and has published and presented numerous papers in this area to both scientists and to dairy personnel. He is well known internationally for his ice cream expertise, having recently co-authored Ice Cream, 7th Edition, with Professor Richard Hartel of the University of Wisconsin. He has also written numerous book chapters and over 150 scientific and technical papers, mostly on the subject of ice cream. He is also the author of the Dairy Science and Technology education website, At the University of Guelph, Professor Goff has taught an ice cream technology course for industry personnel for more than 25 years. He has been a guest speaker at numerous courses and symposia, speaking on aspects of ice cream science and technology. He was the recipient of the 2004 Ontario Agricultural College Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, the 2000 Kraft Foods Teaching Award from the American Dairy Science Association and the 1997 Ontario Agricultural College Distinguished Extension Award for his work with the Canadian ice cream industry. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in introductory food and nutritional sciences, dairy technology, food colloids and food carbohydrates.

For Further Information:

Mary McCarthy-Buckley

Training Manager

Food Industry Training Unit

College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

University College Cork



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