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Food Technology




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Food Technologists research, develop and oversee the production of food items. They may also work on existing or newly discovered ingredients and technologies to invent new recipes and concepts, as well as modifying foods to create new blends and tastes.

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Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • B.Sc. /B. Tech (Food Technology / Food Science / Food Processing)

  • M.Sc./ M.Tech  (Food Technology / Food Science / Food Processing)

What you need to get started

  • Develop new and improve existing food products and sets standards for producing packaging and marketing food

  • Knowledge of food processing or production work; laboratory work; quality assurance work; business management or marketing

Soft Skills

  • Innovative

  • Hygienic

  • Articulate

  • Problem solving skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Communication

  • Collaboration

  • Organised

  • Public Relations

Technical Skills

  • Proper study and information of ingredients

  • Knowledge of MS Office and Excel 

  • Proficiency with BioDiscovery ImaGene, Insightful S-PLUS, MDS Analytical Technologies GenePix Pro


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