About the Course

F1rst has initiated the Masterclass on processed Indian traditional foods to train the students of food science and technology including interdisciplinary science students of Pan-India academia to become food industry ready.

The Masterclass 3.0 on “Processed Indian Traditional Foods” will commence from February 24th, 2023 onwards.

Masterclass 3.0 on "Processed Indian Traditional Foods" is aimed at:

  • Understanding the complexities of Indian food matrices
  • Challenges during processing
  • Difficulty in choice of products varying by region

Duration:10 hours(9 Topics + 1 Quiz) + 1 month internship

Each topic can be viewed from any device (Laptop, PC & Mobile)


  • Market research & Business opportunities in Traditional Indian foods
  • Traditional techniques involved in food processing
  • Modernization of traditional methods
  • Impact on traditional processing methods on the nutritional quality of the foods
  • Food process engineering of traditional foods
  • Adaption of traditional techniques to mechanization
  • Safety of Traditional Foods
  • Regulatory perspective: Traditional Foods
  • Innovations in Traditional Foods
  • Final Quiz


Dr. Kaushik Shankar
Research Director
Firstmr Business Analytics Private Limited

Mr. Suresh Chander
R&D Lead – Product Development & Applications
Arboreal Stevia

Who can join?

  • UG, PG, PhD students & recent pass-out students Food Science/Food Engineering/Dairy Science/Technology/Agriculture

  • UG, PG, PhD students & recent pass-out students of Interdisciplinary science like Biotechnology, Dietetics, Home Science, Agri-processing & technology etc.

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Industry professionals 


  • Offered Price (INR 9999 worth class material is offered just for INR 999/-)

  • Industry Exposure

  • Flexible timings

  • E-Certificate for masterclass

  • E-Certificate for internship

  • Internship in food ingredients and products/academic research (remote)

how to register?

  1. How to register?
    i) Go to your payment app, type
    UPI ID: 9994839151@iob and Pay INR 999/- (Firstmr Business Analytics Private Limited Account)


    ii) Scan the QR CODE. Pay INR 999/-

  2. After payment, fill the registration form in the link below with your basic information and transaction details:
    Application form: https://forms.office.com/r/1mm7ZeGXQk

  3. All communications regarding the Masterclass course will be made based on the details provided in the form. NOTE: Your payments will take 1-2 hours to be processed and if done after 4 PM, acknowledgement will be sent in the next working day.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is this Masterclass all about?

You will learn how to approach the market for processed Indian traditional foods and formulate for successful products.

2. Why should a student join this Masterclass?

  • The student / participant will get a techno-commercial perspective of the emerging and high growth potential sectors of processed Indian traditional foods

  • Market research techniques to identify potential products

  • Overcome challenges in formulating such a product for long shelf life and consumer acceptance

  • Adapting such products for a national audience with varied taste preferences

3. How students get benefit from this course?

The student will be:

a) Industry ready to be a leader in an established organization or an entrepreneur

b) Will learn both technical and commercial aspects of the food industry

c) Develop lateral thinking based on data collection and analysis

4. How much will this Masterclass cost?

Offered price is INR 999

Any queries?

Please feel free to contact the person below for any questions you may have.

Kishore Kumar R
Senior Research Analyst & Academic Outreach Coordinator
D:+91 44 4204 4270 |M:+91 9677 0665 77 | M: +91 97 899 300 74
E: kishore@firstmr.com |
 E: f1rstacademicoutreach@gmail.com

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