Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (INDIA)

CSIR - CFTRI Campus, Mysuru - 570020, Karnataka, INDIA

List of Focal Themes

Sl No Year Theme
1 2021 Emerging and Adoptable Technologies for Sustainable Agro-Food industries and Economy (EAT- SAFE)
2 2019 Raising Agro-processing and Integrating Novel Technologies for Boosting Organic Wellness (RAINBOW)
3 2018 #IFCON2018: HASH TAG-Holistic Approaches for Start-ups, Human Resource Training for Agriculture and Food Industry Gemmation
4 2017 Food and Nutrition Challenges: Role of Food Science and Technology
5 2016 Food Processing for Sustainable Agriculture & Industry (Food Pro SAI)
6 2015 Farmer Empowerment through Agro-processing & Sustainable Technologies (FEAST)
7 2014 Fostering Innovative Research and Entrepreneurship (FIRE) for Indian Foods
8 2013 IFCON: NSuRE – HEALTHY FOODS (Nutritional Security through Sustainable Development, Research & Education for Healthy Foods)
9 2012 SAFEST (Safety Assurance of Food Through Emerging Science & Technology) INNOVATIONS
10 2011 Innovation in Food Science and Technology to Fuel the Growth of the Indian Food Industry
11 2010 Food in 2020
12 2009 Specialized Processed Food for Health & Nutrition : Technology & Delivery
13 2008 IFCON : Newer Challenges in Food Science and Technology : Industrial Perspective
14 2007 Health Foods
15 2006 Heritage Food – Opportunities and Challenges
16 2005 Value Addition to Food – Process Engineering and Product Innovations
17 2004 Food Technology – Rural Outreach – Vision 2020
18 2003 IFCON : Innovative Food Technologies and Quality Systems – Strategies for Global Competitiveness
19 2002 Biotechnology for Food & Nutritional Security
20 2001 Post Harvest Technologies for Agricultural Produce and Prospects for the Food Processing Industry in Konkan Region
21 2000 Modern Trends & Perspectives in Food Packaging for 21st Century
22 1999 Food Ingredients for next Millennium
23 1998 IFCON : Trends in Food Science & Technology Global Perspective
24 1997 Emerging Trends in Food Industry in the Twenty-First Century
25 1996 Food Safety and Quality
26 1995 Food Process Engineering-Recent Trends and Developments
27 1994 National Seminar on Strategies for Packaging and Storage of Fresh and Processed Fruits and Vegetables in 21st Century
28 1993 IFCON : Food Science and Technology Contributing to Health and Prosperity
29 1992 National Seminar on Challengers to the Indian Food Industry-Widening of Export and Domestic Markets
30 1991 Application of Biotechnology in the Development of Food Processing Industries
31 1990 Recent Developments and Future Trends in Milling and Baking Technology
32 1989 National Symposium on Impact of Pollution in and from Food Industry and its Management
33 1988 IFCON : Trends in Food Science & Technology
34 1987 Present Status and Future Perspectives in Technology
35 1986 Perspectives in Food Industries in the 90’s
36 1985 Food Industry Outlook Emerging Scenario in Developing and Developed World
37 1984 Food Additives in Processed Foods
38 1983 Food Laws In Relation to Development of Food Industries
39 1982 IFCON : Food Challenges of the Eighties
40 1981 Sensory Analysis. Contaminants and Nutrition
41 1979 Food Chemistry. Processing. Quality Control