A one-day industrial visit was organized by Mapro Foods Pvt. Ltd., Wai, Mahabaleshwar on 22nd March 2017 for Third year M. Tech. Integrated Biotechnology and B. Tech. Medical Biotechnology students as a part of the extra-curricular activity. The students left the institute at 7:00 AM and reached the food factory at 10:15 AM.
Ms. Kamal, the Production In-charge, Mapro Foods Pvt. Ltd. welcomed the students. She gave a brief introduction about the company and also explained the entire process of chocolate and bottling section at the industrial level. She explained each step of Mazaana, Nuts coated with Dark and milk chocolate, making starting from making to final dispatching process. Her talk was very informative and technical, and students received comprehensive knowledge about these products. She also informed us about industry set up and other commercial and technical details.
Then students were taken for a visit to the Mapro Garden at Panchgani. The visit was followed by lunch.
Overall the food industry visit was very interesting and students got direct exposure to food product processing and its working at industrial and commercial level.
The entire visit was organized and co-ordinate by faculty in-charge Dr. Swapnil Gaikwad and Dr. Sarika Pawar.