The Post Graduate Diploma in Fruits and Vegetable Technology will help students to develop their skills in the areas of Fruits & Vegetable Processing Industry. They will gain a deeper understanding of the quality testing, safety and analysis of enriching elements in beverages. With developed skills in product and process development for the beverage industry, students /professionals will be able to work in industry and research Institutes.
In order to enhance the knowledge in the area of Fruits & Vegetable Technology, FFSQ, IGMPI has designed this programme. This is undertaken through theoretical knowledge and practical skill as both are essential to master the field of Fruits and Vegetable industry.
The objective of this course is to o give knowledge about types of fruits and vegetable, their composition and nutritive value; handling, storage, and transportation, and processing of different kind of products like juices, jams, jelly, marmalades, pickles, chutney etc.
On completion of this course student will be able to explain the advanced processing of Fruits and Vegetable. You can apply the various concepts of food chemistry in preservation and processing; also analyze the effect of various processing techniques on the quality of products, discuss and plan the by- product utilization of fruits and Vegetable industry.
The course has been designed for professionals, students aspiring to work in the field of beverages industry, all involved in implementing and maintaining product quality systems, quality control and quality assurance personnel, new product development personnel.
Module 1: Introduction Fruits & Vegetable Processing Industry
Module 2: Technology of Spices and food additives
Module 3: Technology of pulps and fruit juices
Module 4: Processing of purees, sauces and ketchups
Module 5: Processing of Jam, Jellies and Marmalades
Module 6: Preparation of Alcoholic and Non- alcoholic beverages
Module 7: Preparation of candies, crystallized and galzed fruits bars
Module 8: Methods of Drying
Module 9: Methods of Refrigeration and Freezing
Module 10: Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Food Industry
Module 11: Supply Chain Technology for Fruits & Vegetables and its latest trends
Module 12: Preservation Technology of Fruits and Vegetables
Module 13: By-product Utilization of Waste
Module 14: Entrepreneurship Development in Fruits and Vegetable Industry
Module 15: Laboratory demonstration, practicals and instrument handling
Module 16: Case Studies
Graduation in Science and Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification exam or awaiting their results, are also eligible to apply.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course in one year while a maximum of two consecutive years are allowed to complete the course.
The registration dates for this bi-annual program run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are strictly scheduled depending on the availability of speakers. Though the recorded lectures are also made available through the IGMPI Learning Management System so the participants are able to listen to them according to their own pace. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.
All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Fruits and Beverages Technology by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self- assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.
The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food, Biotechnology and Agriculture companies across the globe.
The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.
Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI’s e/distance course is a professional course targeted to cater the food industry needs trained food professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off course completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in the form of job roles and positions like that of Snacks Specialist Food Beverage Executive, Quality Assurance Executives, R&D Managers, Food & Beverage Managers, Food consultants, Microbiologist, Executive Chef and many more.
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