Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (INDIA)

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

List of Focal Themes

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