Food processing is considered as a branch of food science, where a set of methods and techniques are used to transform raw ingredients into food for safe consumption by humans or animals. Though food processing existed even during the prehistoric period, the technology was used to enhance preservation of food, flavour, etc., and reducing the toxins in food products is relatively new and has revolutionised the entire food industry.

Job Prospects

The food processing industry in India is at a rapidly developing stage. It offers exponential career opportunities to trained professionals in food processing as there are nearly 500 million middle and upper class consumers and food processing companies do not want to miss the opportunity. Moreover, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries has an ambitious plan to set up more than 500 food parks across India in every parliamentary constituency so that a real food revolution can be brought about and employment can....

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