B.SC. FOOD TECHNOLOGY 

Food Technology involves all aspects of food science, including production, processing and distribution. This professionals work with improved manufacturing methods such as preservation, storage and new product development.

WHAT IS FOOD TECHNOLOGY?

Food technology is all about understanding the composition of food and in a way “Reinventing” it. Food technology is concerned with the process of getting food from the farm to the supermarket.

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO STUDY FOOD TECHNOLOGY COURSE?

Majority of the food items are biological in origin. The process of harvesting, distribution, storage, and preparation is quite complex

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Admission Process :

It is direct admission process or merit based admission process. When it comes to merit based admission process, marks scored students in board examinations and/or relevant entrance test are taken into consideration. 

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Course: 

Bsc Food Technology

Eligibility: 

10+2 Science stream(Mpc/Bipc) passed from a recognized board (or equivalent)

WHAT ARE THE MAIN BENEFITS OF STUDYING FOOD TECHNOLOGY DEGREE AT THE SOUTHERN INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (SIIST).

Southern International Institute of Science and Technology introduces the course of Food Technology at Visakhapatnam. This course is affiliated to Andhra University. We at “SIIST” offer a degree course in Food Technology which helps students to acquire all the required knowledge, skills and outlook to efficiently handled the food industries and research sectors.

Joining the southern international institute will give an overall development of the students studying here. Our institute focuses mainly on the subject-related dimensions. Our course will help the students to understand the process of food production. During the first year, they will study the fundamentals of human nutrition, Food chemistry, and Food Microbiology, they will then be able to build upon this knowledge by exploring areas such as food processing, preservation, packaging, public health nutrition, and the development of new products. In the final year, they have to do internships in the industries.

Duration: 3 Years
Syllabus Food Technology and Management:

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN FOOD TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT:

FOOD TECHNOLOGIST :

Job roles and titles vary widely and there is considerable crossover between the sectors. Typical types of organisation and associated job roles in the main industry sectors include:

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 Education

teaching in schools, colleges and universities, where lecturers are involved in teaching, training and research;

Food And Drink Manufacturing Companies:

production, quality assurance and product development;

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Food Processing And Equipment Manufacturing Organizations :

Developing new equipment and production methods.

Local Authorities

Food inspection, typically in an environmental health department;

Research Associations And Technical Consultancies

Product and materials research, and specialist advice to industry sectors;

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Retailers And Supermarket Chains:

Quality assurance, new product development, buying, marketing and packaging.

  • development technologist

  • senior development technologist

  • project leader (lead food technologist)

  • new product development manager

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NUTRITIONAL THERAPIST

Nutritional therapists work with individuals to alleviate and prevent illness and disease, as well as to promote good health, by making dietary recommendations. Their focus is on the belief that there are nutritional and biochemical imbalances in the body that lead to ill health. This includes recommendations to restore nutritional balance, which may include guidance on avoiding certain toxins and allergens, detoxification and the use of supplementary nutrients such as high-dose vitamins.

There are opportunities in :

  • health promotion, healthcare support and healthcare sales

  •  sport and leisure

  •  recipe development - as advisers with manufacturers of food or suppliers of supplements and herbal remedies

  •  teaching, training or lecturing

  •  the media

  •  advising healthcare charities or commercial organisations (often on a project or consultancy basis).

PRODUCT/PROCESS DEVELOPMENT SCIENTIST

Process development scientists aim to optimise the performance of manufacturing systems. They are responsible for identifying and developing new processes for product manufacture, as well implementing process controls to make sure the products are of a high quality and are manufactured in a reproducible manner, which can be used in the manufacture of new products. They also develop and improve existing products with improving the efficiency and profitability of the manufactured product.

There are opportunities in :

  • Biotechnology

  •  Fine Chemicals

  • Food

  •  Pharmaceutical

  • Speciality Chemicals

QUALITY MANAGER

Quality managers aim to ensure that the product or service an organization provides is fit for purpose, is consistent and meets both external and internal requirements. This includes legal compliance and customer expectations. As a quality manager, sometimes called a quality assurance manager, you'll coordinate the activities required to meet these quality standards.

There are opportunities in :

  • Manufacturing Organization

  • Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Textile Industry

  •  Chemical Industry

  • Food and Drink Industries.

  • Healthcare Organizations

  • Government departments employ quality professionals.

REGULATORY AFFAIRS OFFICER

As a regulatory affairs officer, you'll ensure the appropriate licensing, marketing and legal compliance of a range of pharmaceutical and medical products in order to control their safety and efficacy. Products include
Pharmaceuticals
Veterinary medicines
Complementary medicines
Agrochemicals
Pesticides
Therapeutic devices
Cosmetics.

There are opportunities in :

  • Agrochemicals

  • Biotechnology

  • Cosmetics

  • Food/nutritional products

  • Herbal and homeopathic products

  • Medical devices

  •  Pharmaceuticals

  • Veterinary products

SCIENTIFIC LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

As a scientific laboratory technician, you'll carry out work that assists in the advancement and development of modern medicine and science. The work plays an important role in the foundation stages of research and development (R&D) and in scientific analysis and investigation. Your job is to provide all the required technical support to enable the laboratory to function effectively, while adhering to correct procedures and health and safety guidelines.

There are opportunities in :

  • Large public limited companies in industry;

  • Hospitals and public health organisations;

  •  Specific government departments and agencies or government-funded research institutions

  •  Environmental agencies

  •  Utility companies.

  • Research and forensic science institutions,

  • Pharmaceutical and chemical companies

  • Cosmetics Industry

  •  Food And Textiles Industry

  •  Metal Industry;

  •  Oil Industry

  •  Plastic Industry.

TECHNICAL BREWER

Working as a technical brewer means you are in charge of the whole process of brewing and packaging beer. One of your key aims is to ensure the quality and consistency of the product and you'll manage a team of people to help them achieve this.
Taking responsibility for raw materials, operatives and technicians
Maintaining the safe and effective running of the plant and machinery
Developing new recipes and products.

There are opportunities in :

  • Wine manufacturing industries

  • Chemical Industries

  • Pharmaceutical Industries

Courses After Undergraduate Education

The students with degrees in B.Sc. Food & Nutrition and B.Sc., Food Technology can eligible to do the following courses:

  1. M. Sc. Food Science and Nutrition

  2. M.Sc. Food Technology

  3. M.Sc. Food Science & Technology

  4. M.Sc. Microbiology

  5. M.Sc. Biochemistry

  6. M.Sc. Human Physiology

  7. M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

  8. M.Sc. Nutraceuticals

  9. M.Sc. Food Processing Technology

  10. M.Sc. Food Science and Quality control

  11. M.Sc. Food Science and Quality assurance

CHEF

Chefs work in a variety of settings to prepare, cook and plate food.

There are opportunities in :

  • chain restaurants

  •  Michelin-starred and AA-Rosette awarded restaurants

  •  pubs and gastropubs

  •  educational settings (schools, colleges, universities)

  •  the NHS

  •  the armed forces

  •  contract catering

  •  cruise ships

  • hotel or bar restaurants

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