Highly Nutritious Underutilized Crop…Amaranth

Amaranth is an herb or sometime Vegetable grain (Pseudo cereal) locally called as Latte in Nepali. It has high nutritional value  and can be the best alternative source to paddy (rice). In context to our country rice is considered as one and only  staple food which is the main reason of Nutritional deficiency. Amaranth is…

Improving Technology for the Improvement of Quality Foods.

It is our great pleasure to disseminate the report of the trilateral interaction programme, Food Technology Challenges Addressing Food Industries thematic to “improving technology for the improvement of quality foods” in the form of booklet in the 3rd Annual General Convention of Nepal Food Technology Students’ Association (NEFTSA) Pokhara. There is a proverb… “A good start is half done”, but we…

6th National Food Safety Day

The 6th National Food Safety Day is gonna  observe with great  endeavor in the country to raise awareness among general public  on food safety and quality.  ´Hygienic food for all´.   is the theme of National Food safety day. Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC) and Nepal Food Scientists and Technologists Association (NEFOSTA)…

Food Activism 2013 in Pokhara

Food activism is a movement which was initiated from year 2012.This movement has been initiated with joint partnership of Nepal Food Technology Students’ Association (NEFTSA), Food and Nutrition Awareness Centre (FONAC), and +Disable & Helpless Rehabilition Service Center (DHRSC)  with the theme of “Agricultural co-operatives: Key to feeding the world”.    The first food activism was conducted…

Microbial toxicity in Food

Scientists recently discovered a new type of botulinum toxin (a.k.a. botox) that they believe is the deadest substances known to the man, Because they’ve yet to discover an antitoxin, researchers won’t publish the details of gene sequence due to security concerns—a first for the scientific community. Thank God. When scientists say this stuff is deadly, they…