<b>Food Science A Primer</b> Food science is the discipline that applies basic sciences and engineering to study the nature of foods and their harvesting, processing, distribution, storage, and preparation. It is essential to meeting the needs of a growing global population. A major goal of food science is to understand the nature and properties of foods at a fundamental level so as to make existing food production processes more ef cient. This paper provides a primer on food science food science 839-841 Issue-4 Volume-3 Matthew N. O. Sadiku | Tolulope J. Ashaolu | Sarhan M. Musa