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Tests for Sugar Temperature for confectionary

To water test, fill a small bowl with cold water, remove ½ teaspoon of sugar mixture from the saucepan and drop into water. 

Leave for one minute, then test using thumb and forefinger.

Thread 110 - 114°C (230 - 238°F)

The sugar mixture will form a fine thread if pressed together then pulled apart.

Soft Ball 114 - 118°C (238 - 245°F)

The sugar mixture will form a soft ball which can be squashed flat.

Hard Ball 118…


Added by Mohit on December 12, 2013 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Attention ! Food Business Operators

Last date for obtaining License/Registration for all existing Food Business Operators is 4th Feb.2014. This date will not be extended any further

Hurry ....
Up to 2 Months Period may be required to process License/Registration.

Apply Now.......

Operating without a license will attract a penalty upto Rs 5 lacs and imprisonment up-to 6 months.

Added by dave devarshi prakashchandra on December 10, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

What is texture analysis?

Texture analysis is primarily concerned with the evaluation  of mechanical characteristics where a material is subjected

to a controlled force from which a deformation curve of its response is generated. These mechanical characteristics in

food can be further sub-divided into primary and secondary sensory characteristics which have proven to be correlated…


Added by Anusha Ramani on November 23, 2013 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Specific Hygienic and Sanitary Practices to be followed by Practices to be followed by Food Business Operators engaged in catering / food service establishments

In addition to Part-II the Catering/ food Service establishment in which food is being handled, processed, manufactured, stored, distributed and ultimately sold to the customers and the persons handling them should conform to the sanitary and hygienic requirement, food safety measures and other standard as specified below. It includes premises where public is admitted for repose or for consumption of any food or drink or any place where cooked food is sold or prepared for…


Added by Anirudh Verma on October 4, 2013 at 2:03pm — 2 Comments

About Research topic

i am final year student of M.Tech in SLIET, Punjab

for the completion of my Masters i have to work in the field of research but i am not getting any good topic for my research. If any one having any new Idea or just anyone thing that research can be done on this topic then plz inform...

i am new on this site but 

lets hope someone among u will help me...

Added by Sandip Gaikwad on September 29, 2013 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Protein Denaturation by heat

Major changes in the secondary, tertiary, and quaternary structures without cleavage of backbone peptide bonds are regarded as …


Added by Sanjeev Sharma on September 1, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

MAU Parbhani or GB Pant Univesity

Hello friends I have got M.Tech (Food Tech) in MAU Parbhani through ICAR. My friend has said that MAU is reputed as an agriculture university, it is not having good food technology facility and placements. Plz help me? Which college is best MAU or GB Pant?

Added by Nidhi Agarwal on August 21, 2013 at 12:01am — 5 Comments

International Symposium on Ready To Eat Foods in Mumbai

     Assocom-India Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi in association with International Crops Institute for the Semi – Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad is organizing a two day interactive International Symposium on RTE Foods : “Innovations in Ready-to-Eat Products: Drivers, Trends and Emerging Technologies ",Focus Industry: Frozen Convenience Food and Novel Snack Foods,September 24-25 (Wednesday-Thursday) 2013,Mumbai, Maharashtra.…


Added by Bindiya sharma on August 16, 2013 at 12:22pm — No Comments

cftri msc entrance exam 2013- a review

 Before entering exam hall was recollecting all heat transfer and all thermal papers formulas etc etc.. but when i got question paper felt like flying in air.. no  calculation related questions mostly biochemistry,microbiology and food process engineering related questions only. a engineering student can crack easily. only 10 engineering mathematics questions which u can solve easily, for example wat is integration of xcosx in limit pi/2. 100 choose it, 10 fill ups, 10 true or false and 10…


Added by swetha chandrasekaran on August 8, 2013 at 3:18pm — 2 Comments



Antioxidants are found in certain foods and may prevent some of the damage caused by free radicals by neutralising them. These include the nutrient antioxidants, vitamins A, C and E, and the minerals copper, zinc and selenium.

Other dietary food compounds, such as the phytochemicals in plants, are believed to have greater antioxidant effects than either vitamins or minerals. These are…


Added by vartika on August 7, 2013 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments




Cookies may be defined as small cakes made from dough that is sufficiently viscous to permit the dough pieces to be baked on flat surface.Cookies are often referred to as small cakes. In our country these are commonly known as biscuits. Cookies are classified according to the mixing method and the recipe adopted. These may be divided into categories i.e. Batter type and foam type. Batter type cookies include the drop cookies,…


Added by vartika on August 7, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Two Days Seminar on Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety.

American Institute of Bakery is going to organize a two day seminar on “Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety in Food Manufacture” at Hotel Hilton, Mumbai on August 22-23.

The key faculties for the workshop are; Dr. Ebbez…


Added by Bindiya sharma on August 6, 2013 at 10:25am — 3 Comments



   AIBTM is the first bakery institute in India offering 1 year Post Graduate Diploma in Bakery Science and Technology and two years Graduate Diploma in Bakery Technology and Management. There is no higher education facility available in bakery in India. AIBTM main objective is to educate, train and place its students to industry. AIBTM has bond with different industries to provide well trained students…


Added by Bindiya sharma on August 5, 2013 at 5:15pm — 3 Comments

Nutritive value of Yogurt

             The nutritive value of yogurt or frozen yogurt is based on the ingredients in the yogurt, so it will be slightly different for frozen yogurt made by different companies. The labels should provide the nutritional information. Yogurts and frozen yogurts can contain live active cultures. Manufacturers might add extra "healthy" bacteria (such as L. acidopihilus, Bifidobacteriumor and others) for their health effects, but not all yogurts have these extra probiotic…


Added by Samadhan R. Jadhav on August 5, 2013 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Food technology: Science of making food last longer - by Rashmi Menon

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) 

Job profiles:…


Added by Sanjeev Sharma on July 26, 2013 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Food Tech Funda- # 2= Topic- Production of enzyme by microbial fermentation , Subtopic- Catabolic Repression ( VALENTINES DAY CONCEPT - BY ME

During production of enzymes if the catabolic substrate is accumulated during fermentation then the enzyme production will be inhibited, the popular example is 'Halo Effect' i.e. in the presence of lactose and glucose , E. coli will not produce B- glactosidase because bacteria is already having glucose for consumption , so why it will produce enzyme to break down…


Added by Prashant Sahni on July 21, 2013 at 10:21pm — No Comments


Please can any1 help me regarding the interview of IICPT food process & engg.

e.g wht type of qustns r askd & abt hw many studnts appear fr the intrvw.

plz any1 knws abt it... do help me.

Added by Jayshree Majumdar on July 16, 2013 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Canning of Fish

The main objective of canning is to obtain a shelf-stable product that can be stored in suitable containers for a considerable length of time (at least one year) without undergoing food spoilage, while retaining desirable nutritional and sensory qualities.

The Main steps involved in canning of fish are:

  1. Raw Material Handling
  2. Pre- Treatment
  3. Pre- cooking
  4. Filling
  5. Sealing
  6. Retorting
  7. Post process…

Added by Reena M on July 1, 2013 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Genesis and development of DPPH method of antioxidant assay

α, α-diphenyl-β-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) free radical scavenging method offers the first approach for evaluating the antioxidant potential of a compound, an extract or other biological sources. This is the simplest method, wherein the prospective compound or extract is mixed with DPPH solution and absorbance is recorded after a defined period. However, with the advancement and sophistication in instrumental techniques,…


Added by Anusha Ramani on June 14, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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