K. K. Wagh College of Food Technology conducts four (4) year degree course of B.Tech. (Food Technology). This course is composed of five different departments, amongst which Food Process Technology is said to be Mother Department. Out of 183 credit load, 39 credits are allotted to Food Science and Technology Department. This laboratory deals with understanding the composition of food and, in a way, ‘reinventing’ it. It could involve enhancing the taste, making it last longer, making sure it’s safe to eat, or even boosting its nutritional content. Food processing laboratory provide practical application of the theoretical concepts acquired in the associated lecture course. The Food Science & technology laboratory is well equipped with instruments required for, tomato & potato processing equipments, analysis of properties of packaging material, dryer, popcorn maker.
Processing of all food sectors like Cereal and Millets, Baking Technology, Fruit & Vegetable, Spices and Flavour, Milk and Milk Products, Meat, Fish and Poultry, Speciality Foods, Extruded Products are taught skill fully. Not only processing but principle behind processing methods are explained as well as proved through various practical experiments to students. This department also involved with study of quality aspects of all kinds of foods as well as certification and quality assurance of Industrially Processed Products. Each theoretical subjects, have practical course also. During practicals students learn to prepare industry finished processed products of Beverages, Extrusion, Spices, Confectionery, Cereals based Products, Fruits and Vegetables, Bakery, etc. During this practical course students are boosted to develop innovative food products and market them with maintaining quality parameters. Students as well as Staff mention their whole hearted involvement in developing innovative new products.