Department of Food Science & Technology participated in the exhibition of Profood Propack & Agbiz 2019
Department of Food Science & Technology participated in the exhibition of Profood Propack & Agbiz 2019 which was held from 2nd to 4th August 2019 at BMICH. The event is the largest and the most comprehensive food, beverage and packaging exhibition in Sri Lanka in which almost all companies in Food and Packaging industries showcase their products. Students have been participating in this exhibition in each consecutive year since 2006. This year, 35 novel food products were exhibited in the exhibition stall which gained the attention of the food industry and entrepreneurs. A few technologies were also introduced whereas non-thermal dryer and conceptual plastic waste management system gained the attention of many participants. Further, an android based mobile application giving a comprehensive guide about the information on labels of different food products was introduced. Society of Food Science & Technology (SFST) led the organizing activities of the stall with the help of all the academic and non-academic staff of the Department. Mr. N. Y. Jayanath, senior treasurer of the SFST coordinated the event.