What can I do (Roles Available) ?

Nutritional Therapists
Food Technologist
Product Development Scientist
Technical Brewer
Animal Nutritionist
Process Development Scientists
Food Scientist
Research Scientist
Food Inspector
Quality Controller
Food Engineer
Food Product Development Director
Food Procurement Executive
Technical Brewer

Where can I work?

  • Food Corporation of India
  • Coffee Board
  • Tea Board
  • Cashew Board
  • Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI)
  • Ministry of Consumer Affairs (Food & Public Distribution)
  • Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)
  • National Sugar Institute (NSI)
  • Purabi Dairy (WAMUL)
  • IARI
  • Britannia Industries Ltd
  • Nestle India Pvt. Ltd
  • Cadbury India Ltd
  • MTR foods Ltd
  • Dabur India Ltd
  • Amul India (GCMMF)
  • Mondelez India
  • Jubilant Foodworks
  • Pepsico India
  • Parle Products
  • ITC Limited
  • AeroFarms
  • ImpactVision
  • Mimica
  • Winnow
  • Akiva Super Foods
  • Guwahati Microgreens
  • Jeev Anksh Agro Products
  • Sid's Farm
  • Concept Dining
  • Nutritionist
  • Dietitian
  • Freelance Chef
  • Organic Farmer
  • Restaurateur
  • Food Blogger/Vlogger


Career opportunities
High demand
Diverse environment
Travel opportunities
Plethora of career opportunities
Getting to know and trying various cuisines and food products.


Unpleasant working condition
Investment of time and money
Staying updated with market
Usually involves a lot of travelling

Key Skills Required

Analytical Skills
Domain Knowledge
Scientific Knowledge
Conscientious and Meticulous
Communication skills
Technical Knowledge

What Should I study ?

Pathway 1
Class XII in Science Stream - B. Tech. (Food Science) - M. Tech. (Food Science) - Ph.D for 2-3 years/Job
Pathway 2
Class XII in Science Stream - B.Sc. (Food Technology) - M.Sc. (Food Technology) - Ph.D for 2-3 years/Job
Pathway 3
Class XII in Science Stream - B.Sc. (Food Technology) or B.Tech. Food Science - Diploma in Food Technology - Ph.D for 2-3 years/Job

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