Career in Food Technology

Shashi Dream Foundation
3 min readDec 9, 2020
Career in Food Technology


Love for food, foodies have their great way in a career in food technology. They have a wide scope of work. Their interest or habit can be a way of earning. A career in food technology involves food Research, testing, compiling reports, becoming a chef.

One can opt for varied options depending upon the skills and their interest. Can be a nutritionist, quality developer, or discover recipes.

Have you thought your ideas, flavors, foodie behavior can get you money? The answer is yes, it is possible to a career as a food technologist with a variety of courses and highly paid job profiles.

About the Speaker:

Mrs. Swati Pereira

Shashi Dream Foundation was privileged to have Mrs. Swati Pereira as their speaker for a career counseling session on “Career in Food Technology”.

She is a B.Sc. Graduate in Food Technology. Further, she pursued a PG Diploma in food technology. She is an experienced woman working in food technology for the past 8 years, worked as a New Product Developer, Quality Control Officer, and Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Officer.

She is currently working as a Regulatory Affairs Specialist with Mondelez Internationals.

Her experience in career and while providing deep knowledge about the same in the session, cleared every doubt of the viewers.

The complete Career Counselling session on ‘Career in Food Technology’ is available on SDF’s Facebook Page. Check out the full session on our Facebook page now👇

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Skills Required:

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Eligibility Criteria:

  • 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics as their subjects.
  • Minimum 45% in 10+2 from a recognized institution.
  • Basic eligibility for B.Tech/Diploma/B.Sc. in Food Technology is 10+2 from a recognized institution.
  • For M.Sc. in food technology, a minimum of 50% in Bachelors from a recognized university.
  • Valid scorecard of entrance exam (if required).

Colleges offering Food Technology:

Government Colleges:

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Private Colleges:

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Job Description and Salary:

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Top Recruiters:

  • Nestle
  • Britannia
  • Parle
  • Cadbury
  • Kwality
  • Varun Beverages
  • Heritage Foods
  • Hershey’s
  • Haldiram


Food technology deals with the processing, packaging, distribution, and use of safe food. Food technology is the application/branch of food science. The course of food technology is now adopted by many industries and its job profile is also good. If a student wants to choose the field of food technology, he can pursue it by opting for a B.Sc. in food technology or B.Tech. food technology. This is a degree course taught by many universities in India. After completing the education there are many fields open for the students such as food technologist, nutritional therapist, quality manager, technological brewer, etc. In today’s scenario, food technology is there in every sector.

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