Author Archives: Pratiksha Supekar

Food Product Development Process – Product Development Stages

By | April 1, 2018

“Since new product developments are the products of a creative mind, we must, therefore, stimulate and encourage that type of mind in every way possible.”- George Washington Carver New Product development is a complex process. The product should fill the marketing requirement and should have more customers’ preference compared to similar products. New products are… Read More »

Fruits and Vegetables Byproducts And Uses In Food Processing Industries

By | December 19, 2017

The fruit & vegetable processing industries generated 10-60% waste or by-products in both solid and liquid form. Waste from fruits & vegetables can be used as such or after some treatments. They are rich in nutrients, therefore, have many health benefits. In addition to its use for livestock feed, Fruits & vegetable waste can be… Read More »

How Temperature Controlled Logistics Can Reduce Food Losses

By | December 15, 2017

The world population is growing. Though we are growing enough food, there is a lot of food insecurity; and this is because of food waste. It’s heart-breaking that 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted each year. Food losses can be because of two factors, losses due to oversupply and losses due to the natural… Read More »

What is 2 Percent Milk? Definition,Differences Explained!

By | December 8, 2017

Everyone has an own choice of milk whether it for tea or coffee, with any cereals, or a plain glass for drinking! Milk has long been used as a healthy drink because of its high nutrients content. Milk is the lacteal secretion obtained from the mammary glands of mammals. But non-animal products like soy milk,… Read More »

Fat Melting Point Analysis With Principle

By | December 6, 2017

Fats are invariably the mixture of different triglycerides and have different melting points. Therefore they do not melt at fixed temperature but over a range of temperature. The melting point is the temperature at which solid and liquid phases are in equilibrium. While melting point of fat is related to its physical and thermal properties.… Read More »

Beer Packaging Process With Flow Chart

By | December 1, 2017

Packaging is not just packaging! It plays an important role in attracting consumers and raising your business. Packaging is the most important process in the beer production which contributes up to two-thirds of the cost of the whole process. While packaging, beer should be prevented from contamination from stray yeast and exposure to oxygen as… Read More »

Grading Of Eggs – Egg Grades and Much More!

By | November 28, 2017

The egg is called nature’s ideal food and readily consumed in many parts of the world. Though many animal species lay eggs, chicken eggs are most commonly consumed. Today, quality of the egg is important from several standpoints. So, egg grading is necessary.Egg grading involves sorting of eggs according to quality, size, shape, weight and… Read More »

Challenges Faced By Food Tech Startups

By | November 25, 2017

When we heard word “Startup”; many words came into our mind like adventurous, technology, success, market, capital, creative, failure etc. The word itself is a combination of all this.  Anyone can start a food business with full planning and passion, but getting luck in an already crowded market is a difficult thing nowadays. Some startups… Read More »

Food For Astronauts-Space Food!

By | September 17, 2016

Ever wondered what do astronauts eat? How do they survive ? How their nutrient requirement is fulfilled? Well, there’s no food delivery to space. They survive on highly processed form of food known as ‘Space Food’ Space, where astronauts travel for long time is long miles away from the earth . Space is a region… Read More »