Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
OTP205 Processing And Storage Of Organic Products 927001 2 3 3
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
It teaches the preservation and marketing methods of organic products which are privileged in terms of production, conservation and marketing and prepares them for their professional life.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Grv. Tuba TOPRAK
Learning Outcomes
  1. Learning the points to be considered in the processing of organic products
  2. Acquisition of marketing stages of organic products
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
1.Harvesting and classification of organic fruits and vegetables; 2.Product composition and effects on processing; 3.Factors affecting product degradation; 4.Freezing and drying of products; 5.Freezing and drying technology; 6.Canning construction and principles 7.Legislation for the processing of organic products; 8.Related legislation that can be used in the processing of organic products 9.Key factors on organic food consumer characteristics and purchasing behavior; 10.Legal arrangements for the marketing of organic products and foreign trade
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Explaining the aim and content of the course to the students, Explaining the different aspects of organic products from conventional products in terms of marketing and conservation
2.Today's marketing understanding, production, sales and marketing periods
3.Agricultural and non-agricultural macro and micro factors affecting the marketing of organic conventional products
4.Market segmentation and criteria
5.Consumer behavior
6.Marketing research, Methods of market research and marketing research for organic products
7.Selection of product types in organic products, new product development process, packaging, packaging related items in national and international legislation
9.Transport and storage of organic products, transport and storage items in national and international legislation
10.Pricing of organic products, pricing methods
11.Promotion studies in organic products, advertising and consumer information
12.Sales, distribution and sales channels of organic products, protection of organic products in distribution channels
13.Examples from the world of marketing of organic products and recent developments
14.General evaluation
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures7321