M. Sc. (Food Tech) from CFTRI Mysore in 2007
B. Tech. (Food Sc) from Marathwada Agril Univ, Parbhani in 2005
> Currently working as Specification Lead – Asia Pacific with Cadbury India Ltd.
> Worked with Cadbury India Ltd as Product Development Manager
> Worked with Heinz India Ltd as Research and Development Officer
> Founder of www.foodpathshala.com, a forum for food professionals in 2010
> Book entitled “Science of Cocoa Processing”, by Jain Brothers Publishers, New Delhi in 2007.
> Book entitled “Objective Food Science”, by Jain Brothers Publishers, New Delhi in 2006 and 2nd edition in 2009, 3rd edition in 2010 and 2011 and 4th edition in 2013.
> Paper entitled “Dhokla Preparation by Using Soybean Variety MAU-2 in The Replacement of Bengal Gram Flour” Journal of Soils and Crops Vol. 16(1) June 2006
> Paper entitled “Some studies on preparation of Lassi Concentrate”, Journal of Soils and Crops Vol. 16(1) June 2006
> Recipient of Best Student Award by Association of Food Scientists and Technologists of India at ICFOST 2007
> Recipient of J S Pruthi Gold Medal 2007 for securing highest marks in Plantation Products, Spices and Flavour Technology Department of CFTRI Mysore
> Recipient of Ahn Peong Gold Medal 2007 for best investigation work in Plantation Products, Spices and Flavour Technology Department of CFTRI Mysore
> Recipient of Food Ingredient Specialties Scholarship 2007 for outstanding academic performance in M. Sc
> Secured All India 4th rank in Indian Council of Agricultural Research–PG & JRF entrance exam in 2005
> Secured 1st rank in UICT entrance exam for M. Tech. (Fermentation Tech.) in 2005
The Delhi High Court has lambasted officials of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India for misusing law to extort money from importers of edible items including chocolates in granting no objection certificates and warned that erring persons will be sent to jail.…Continue
FDA has contended that caffeine must be mentioned in the list of ingredients as “it is not a flavouring agent at all”. A complaint from a consumer organization has prompted the Maharashtra unit of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to send notices to soft drink makers including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, asking them to list caffeine as an ingredient on the packaging.…Continue
Food technology: Science of making food last longer
From cereals and yoghurt to instant noodles, pickles and ketchup, discover how packaged foods are created, and the people behind these products
by Rashmi Menon
Programmes: BTech, MTech (Food Technology/Food Engineering); BSc, MSc (Food Technology; MSc (Food and Nutrition)