1st Internatinal Workshop On Food Processing (WOFP)

Venue: Mehran University of Engineering & Technology

Location: Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan

Event Date/Time: Apr 23, 2007 End Date/Time: Apr 25, 2007
Registration Date: Apr 23, 2007
Early Registration Date: Jan 25, 2007
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 05, 2007
Paper Submission Date: Feb 05, 2007
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Description

Pakistan is an agricultural country and produce best quality agricultural product such as cotton, Wheat, sugar cane, lentils, variety of fruits & vegetable, cattle's & dairy products. Unfortunately, agriculture sector is one of the disorganized sector in Pakistan. In spite of having bumper crops, Pakistan has to imports many agricultural products from other countries meet the need of the country.

WORKSHOP THEMES

Food Technology

Food Preservation

Food Analysis

Food Additives / Chemicals / Flavors / Color

Food Adulteration

Bio Safety

Food Waste Reuse

Food Policy

WTO




One of the reasons of food shortage is lack of latest food preservation & processing facilities in the country. As a result, consumer of these products has to spend more money.

On the other hand, when the supply is in excess the precious crop is wasted because farmers don't have knowledge & access to food preservation & processing facilities.

The proper establishment of the food processing industry will not only benefit the farmer but also there will be no shortage of food items in off-season. In addition, if surplus food is available this might be might be exported to earn foreign exchange.

The exporters of food products also face serious problems of not having proper food processing & preservation facilities. As a result of that, most of the fruits & vegetables exported reach at the destination in a spoiled form that only cause financial loss to the exporter but it earns bad name for Pakistan.

The objective of the workshop is to enhance the understanding of the role of chemical engineering professional & all the stakeholders in the food processing industries in Pakistan. in addition to this, identify the technology required for the development & establishment of this industry in the rural areas of Pakistan, where most of the raw material is available from agricultural sources. All the current issues will be addressed to give policy recommendations for the government, industry & NGO's (Farmers Organization) of the country.

Venue

M.D Hall MUET
Jamshoro
Sindh
Pakistan
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Additional Information

Registration Registration Last Date January 26, 2007 Fees Academic/ Research Institutes Rs.0600-00 Industries .................. Rs.1000-00 Research Students ........... Rs.0300-00

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