We welcome you to the National Conference on Trends and Innovation in Food Processing: Prospects and Challenges, TIFPT 2017, to be held at Department of Food Engineering and Technology, Tezpur University. It will be an excellent opportunity for academicians, researchers, practicing engineers to meet, exchange ideas & information and learn from each other. In the growing need of newer variety and higher quality food production and sustainability, the role of food engineers have become very crucial. Further, maximizing production also requires optimized use of essential input like raw materials, machine hours and overall energy efficiency in the production system. The conference encompasses all the related fields of study, while inviting research papers for presentation and discussion.