About 9th International Food Convention (IFCoN) & its Scope and Objectives:

We are pleased to inform that the Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (India), is organizing its “9th International Food Convention (IFCoN) on 7th-10th December 2023” at Mysuru in association with CSIR-CFTRI DRDO-DFRL & CSIR-IITR as a co-organizer. The Theme of the conference is  “TRIMSAFE – Technology Re-engineering for Innovation and Mitigating the risk for a Safe, sustainable Affordable & secure Food Eco-system”The IFCON is planned to have about 30 technical sessions spread over four days and involve about 150 Internationally recognized speakers from research and academic institutes, industry, government, and autonomous bodies; and students from food science and technology institutes across the globe. The conference is expected to fetch about 4000 registered delegates. The 4 four-day mega event is an ideal platform for the deliberation, networking, and the exchange of knowledge and partnerships between global stakeholders for addressing the issues related to societal outreach, industrial, research and academic collaborations. The mega Food Expo organized during the conference provides a unique opportunity for the manufacturing industry, analytical laboratories, ingredients manufacturers, educational institutes, and various other stakeholders in the field of food to showcase their activities and scope for business and other mutual collaborations.

Organizing an event of this magnitude involves considerable financial support. The conference would provide an opportunity for all stake holders to exhibit their products and present their experiences and also provide for the Local travel and accommodation of invited speakers/delegates who would be the peers in their field.

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9th IFCoN 2023 Major Sub Themes:

1- Chemistry of Foods

2- Food for Health & Wellness

3- Millets as Nutri-Cereals

4- Innovative & Intelligent Engineering & Technological Advances in Food Chain

5- Food Ingredients, enzymes and Additives

6- Green Food Processing, Preservation and Sustainable Packaging Solutions

7- Future foods


8- Traditional and Ethnic Foods

9- Dairy and Animal Food products

10- Food Grains and Baking Technology

11- Food Supply Chain logistics (including digital food marketing)

12- Food Microbiology

13- Food Biotechnology and Fermentation Processes

14- Food Safety and Analytics (to include regulation)    

15- Circular Economy in Food Chain

16- Sustainable Food Waste Management

17-Processing Preservation and Shelf Life of Food Products

18-Leveranging the Science of Sweetners to address the NCD challenge in India