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Course on Post Harvest Technologies for Fruits & Vegetables at CSIR- CFTRI, Mysore [Nov 4-29]: Registrations Open


Horticulture crops occupy a major role in the economy. India is one of the leading producers of the fruits (98 million tons) and vegetables (185 million tons). Mango, banana, papaya, grapes, citrus, pomegranate, apple are some of the important fruits produced. Potato, onion, tomato, okra, carrot, beans, green peas, chilies are some of the vegetables produced in the country.

These commodities are exported and also marketed in the country. Modern post-harvest practices and processing of fruits and vegetables reduce the post-harvest losses during handling and storage. Hands-on training on the post-harvest technologies of the fruits and vegetables and processing of fruits and vegetables into processed products such as minimally processed vegetables, fruit juice, beverages, canned products, dehydrated products, osmo dried fruits, jams, pickles, etc.,

Course Content

  1. The SDP consists of two modules, the first module is focused on the modern post-harvest operations of the fresh fruits and vegetables to reduce the losses during handling, transportation and increase the shelf life.
  2. The second module is focused on the processing of fruits and vegetables into pulps, juices, beverages, canned products, dehydrated products, pickles, jams, etc.,
  3. The course offers hands-on experience in the processing, production and quality aspects of different fruit and vegetable products.

Who can Attend?

Persons intending a career in the Fruit and Vegetable Industry, Horticulture, Students, Entrepreneurs, Self-help groups, FPOs, CFCs, production and quality control staff.

Course Fee

Rs. 20,000/- plus GST (@ 18%) Rs. 3600/- = Rs. 23,600/- per person. Fee includes course material, session tea, and working lunch. Participants need to arrange their own accommodation.


  • Please send the filled-in application form along with bio-data to
  • The list of shortlisted candidates for the course will be hosted on the website (
  • The payment towards registration shall be made on selection.


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