Food Technology
Updated on Jan 29, 2014 - 2:27 p.m. IST by Team Careers360
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About Course

Food technology is a branch of food science that equips a student with technical knowledge of food processing. As a student of Food Technology, one learns the art of preservation, processing and packaging food along with the techniques of transforming raw materials into safe, nutritious, wholesome ready-to-consume food. It also involves addition of flavours, reduction of toxins and so on. With rise in demand for packaged and processed food, there is an equal rise in demand of manpower with good sense of packaging and preservation, which makes a product more marketable.

A Food Technology graduate can expect to work as Quality Assurance Managers, Production Managers, Product development Technologists in leading packaging and food industries like Hindustan Lever, Amul and similar companies.

Further education

After B.Tech in food Technology those who are interested in higher studies can opt for M.Tech.

Job profiles

Food technology graduates can work in fields of food service field, institutional catering, healthcare, research & development and food catering service, restaurants etc. They mainly work on quality analyzes of raw materials, packaging standards and methodology, health and hygiene parameters. They have an option to take traditional professions such as teaching and working in food research laboratories or even start   own business venture as a food consultant.

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Core subjects

  • Microorganisms & Microbiology of Food

  • Food Additives and Legislation

  • Applied Electronics

  • Microorganisms and Microbiology of Food

  • Object Oriented Programming using C++

  • Food Biochemistry and Biotechnology

  • Principles of Food Processing and Preservation

  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

  • Food Hygiene and Plant Sanitation

  • Introduction to Economic Analysis

  • Food Biochemistry and Biotechnology

  • Cereals and Legumes Processing Technology

  • Mass Transfer Operations

  • Milk and Milk Products Technology

  • Traditional and Fermented Foods

  • Design of Food Processing Equipment

  • Material Science and Technology

  • Oils and Fats Processing Technology

  • Bakery and Confectionary Technology

  • Egg, Poultry, Meat and Fish Processing Technology

  • Fruits and Vegetables Processing Technology

  • Food Quality and Safety

Top recruiters

  • Amul

  • ITC Limited

  • Perfetti India Ltd

  • Parle Products Pvt. Ltd

  • PepsiCo India Holding

  • Britannia Industries Ltd

  • Nestle India Pvt. Ltd

  • Cadbury India Ltd

  • MTR foods Ltd

  • Dabur India Ltd

  • Godrej industries Ltd

  • Agro Tech Foods


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