How lucrative is a career in Food Technology?
Could you guide me through the basics of Food Technology? And how lucrative is it as a career option?
A branch of science that uses technology as its main tool for treatment of food products is known as Food Technology. It is mainly applied for manufacture, preservation, treatment, processing and distribution of food. Food technology is basically generating innovative methods in order to obtain a better variety of food products which are high in nutrition value and have maximum resistance to crop deteriorating insects and bacteria.
Food technology is in great demand these days because food has been the basic necessity for all forms of life. With increasing population, there’s a strong need to adopt techniques that can match the productivity of food with the pace at which the size of our country is increasinhg. So, there’s an on-going need of scientists, researchers, quality analysts and managers in the food industry.