Food Technology deals with all technical aspects of foods, beginning with harvesting or slaughtering,and ending with its cooking and consumption F("from field to fork"). Food science is a highly
interdisciplinary applied science. It incorporates concepts from many different fields including microbiology, chemical engineering, and biochemistry.Food technology is advancing towards low-cost effective technologies, utilization of indigenous raw materials, bio-friendly processes with emphasis on integrated technology and high level pursuit for total technology with underpinning of food safety, health and nutrition to all sections of the population. M.Sc. in Food Processing Technology offers wide scope for placements both in private and government sector.
Leading food processing companies in India include:Amul, Godrej, Dabur India Ltd, PepsiCo India Holdings, Nestle India Pvt Ltd, Britannia Industries Ltd, ITC Limited, Parle Products Pvt Ltd, Agro Tech Foods, Perfetti India Ltd, Cadbury India Ltd, Hindustan Lever Limited, Milkfood, MTR Foods limited, Gits Food Products Pvt Ltd.