The Association of Food Scientists and
About AFST(I): The Association of Food Scientists and
Technologists (India), established in 1957, is one of the largest
professional and educational organizations, with around 2500 members
- food scientists and technologists, across the globe. The major
objective of AFST(I) is to stimulate and advance knowledge base on
various aspects of Food Science and Technology by organizing National
and International Conferences and bringing out technical publications
including prestigious journals-Journal of Food Science and Technology
(JFST) and Indian Food Industry Mag (IFI Mag). The association
recognizes talent and excellence in the profession of Food Science
and Technology by conferring various Awards and Fellowship
Some of the key benefits of AFST(I)
Exposure to national standards for food products.
Industrial exposure for students.
Deeper and better knowledge for students.
Information & guidelines for young entrepreneur in the
Learn management techniques and decrease post harvest waste.
Ways to maintain good manufacturing practice (GMP) in the
Role of microorganisms in industry for numerous purposes and
Economical terms and basic knowledge of augmenting and
Increase the basic knowledge with assistance from experts
and clarification of doubts.
Exhibitions and workshops for better exposure providing deep
knowledge and more open ended problems & solution.
Expert talk and interaction
Present product discussion
Machine discussion and possible changes
Latest research topics
Skill development in various branches
Legal terms, procedures, documentation for food processing
Laboratory practical sessions
Methods to maintain hygiene conditions in industry
Role of microorganisms in food industry and improvements
Supply chain management for perishable products
Ways for packaging, post-harvest and preharvest wastes
Preservation non-chemical, non thermal
Schemes by government of India for food technologists