Dear Tejaswi,The Food Processing Industry is expected to grow from Rs. 4,200 billion today to over Rs. 15,600 billion by 2022, a CAGR of about 11%. For the projected growth, it is expected that human resource requirement would increase from about 8.5 million today to about 17.8 million in 2022, an incremental human resource requirement of about 9.3 million persons till 2022.Please have a look at some popular career option under Food Processing industry :Dairy Farmer Dairy Process Worker Food Technologist/AnalystBaker
You can pursue food processing course at under graduate level through BSc Food Processing. You can also later do MSc Food Processing.
BSc Food Technology / MSc Food Technology is also a good alternative option.
The Ministry of Food Processing Industries is a service of the Government of India in charge of plan and organization of the guidelines and directions and laws identifying with nourishment preparing in India. The service was set up in the year 1988, with a perspective to build up a solid and energetic nourishment handling industry, to make expanded occupation in country area and empower agriculturists to profit from cutting edge innovation and to make a surplus for fares and animating interest for prepared sustenance. The service is presently headed by Harsimrat Kaur Badal, a Cabi
There are lots of job opportunities available in the country for food technologists. The high demand in these sectors are in:-Hotels
Rice MillsSoft Drink factoriesHospitalsFood IndustriesFood processing Companies are :- Britannia Industries
Cadbury India LtdAmul Parle Products Pvt. LtdAgro Tech Foods
Godrej Industries LtdITC LtdPepsico India HoldingNestle India Pvt. Ltd
Agro Tech FoodsDabur India Ltd
There are very few colleges in India offering Wine Technology and Fruit Processing course they are:Gargi College (University of Pune and MSBTE),Nashik, Trimurti Chowk, Bal Vidya Mandir Lane, CIDCO, e.t.c
You need to have pass certificate in higher secondary from a recognized board by government.Selection: Admission to the course will be based on aggregate 12th STD marks (50% weightage) and personal interview (50% weightage).
Let me add more to gain clarity. Dieticians and Nutritionists are not same. Though the degree remain the same the profession and the role of dieticians and nutritionist differ. Dietician role is restricted to hospitals, hotels, weight lose clinics. They know more about clinical nutrition and therapeutic nutrition. A nutritionistâ€™s role is more diverse in a way. They can move into an array of fields such as scientific research, development field (NGOs, UN organisations), food industry, health care centres, sports complex.
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Thanks for writing to www.careerguide.com. The dairy technology and dairy management, both are about dairy field. The work nature and prospects differs.
Dairy technology involves acquiring and processing of milk into various dairy products. Dairy technologists directly involved in the scientific and quality aspect of the dairy industry. These professionals apply diverse methods in the processing, conservation and consumption of milk and its products. With Dairy Technology, you can work as:
-a supervisor in a dairy plant either in equipment, plant design or project execution
There is terribly wrong in what you are thinking. [Food processing], management, ece are so different subjects altogether. How did you arrive at a decision to do Food Processing?
What is the guarantee that you will like Food processing and will remain in that? There is a chance that later you may like something else, then will you also run for courses for that particular thing?
ECE itself has good scope and there are good jobs available.
As per eligibility of ECE, you wont be able to get into Food technology / processing, since you will be a half learnt person and candida
Firstly any reason for asking this question. Any reason you feel, you would not make it into an FMCG company.FMCG companies have a good growth and never faces recession. Since they have to reach masses with their products they would require good Marketing people in their team.You are qualified MBA Marketing person, having knowledge about marketing techniques and strategies to be used. I am also sure that you do have experience in marketing in few companies.So it would not be a tough call for you.Age is not a criteria, for not getting a job, and really speaking you are at the right age and righ
Dear friend, many thanks for your question, I really appreciate your question, and I am happy to answer it through CareerGuide.com. From you question, it is clear that you wish to do a course in food processing and you also wish to set up food processing unit.
Since you are B.Com and MBA, therefore, you know very well the human resources development aspects, means after setting up your food processing unit, you can easily manage the human resources. There are many universities and institutions in India which offer the course in Food Processing Engineering and Technology aspects. In your quest
Dear friend, many thanks for your question, and i am happy to answer it. Infact now a days the job opprotunities in food processing are huge. Food processing is a branch of food science, and it is aset of methods and techniques used to tarnsform raw gradient and materials into food for cunsumption for humans and animals. Processing of food leads to preservation of foods, enhances its flavor and reduces the toxin and also increases the shelf life of the food product. The modern food technology have led to the feasibility of the development of present day supermarkets. The risising consumarism i
Hi Dear,How nice to know that you want to pursue your interest in food processing industry. This the most sought after industry now a days since all the students are in favor of going for their own set ups rather than working for others. Your question consists of two parts. You have done diploma in food processing technology and you want to know about the government jobs . The other part is you want to know about the colleges from where you can do degree course.Let me answer the first part. It is better to do a degree course than going for a diploma course because the number of opportunities f