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Yayına Giriş: 31.07.2023 Son Güncelleme: 31.07.2023
Who is a Food Engineer?

Food engineer; It is the person who assumes duties and responsibilities in all products, up to the consumption of food products, in accordance with health, safe and high quality consumption, food products of production technologies, packaging of food products and quality controls of products, food produced, research and development costs in the field of food.

Legal Status of the Chamber of Food Engineers

The Chamber of Food Engineers is a professional organization in the nature of a public institution, established as a chamber affiliated to the Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects, which was established with the law numbered 6235, defined in Article 135 of the Constitution.

Chamber activities are carried out according to the 'Main Regulation of the Chamber of Food Engineers of TMMOB' published in the Official Gazette dated 24.09.2006 and numbered 26299.

History of the Chamber of Food Engineers

In 1979, Food Engineering Department gave its first graduates in Turkey. Food Engineers who graduated became members of the Chamber of Agricultural Engineers until 1990, they were organized under the umbrella of the Chamber of Chemical Engineers in 1990 and continued their work by establishing 'Food Engineers Commissions' here. Requests for the establishment of the 'Food Engineers Chamber' of Food Engineers in 1996. The use of the 34th General Assembly of TMMOB was accepted and the Chamber of Food Engineers was established.

Today, the Chamber of Food Engineers is a rapidly growing Chamber with over 24,000 principal and approximately 3000 student members. Branch in 7 provinces, namely Adana, Antalya, Bursa, Istanbul, Izmir, Konya and Mersin, Aydın, Balıkesir, Bolu, Denizli, Diyarbakır, Edirne, Erzurum, Eskişehir, Gaziantep, Karaman, Kayseri, Kocaeli, Malatya, Manisa, Mardin, Muğla There are Provincial Representatives in 24 provinces including Ordu, Rize, Samsun, Şanlıurfa, Tekirdağ, Tokat, Van and Zonguldak and Student Representatives in 27 universities in total.

Objectives of the Chamber of Food Engineers

The Chamber of Food Engineers, which is protected by the members of the profession, promotes the food engineering profession, informs the invading immigrant community, monitors and spreads the professional circle, directs the sector and the community correctly, has a say in the preservation of food policies, organizes trainings for the profession, distributes the profession. It continues its activities for purposes such as support, making all kinds of scientific and business publications.

Mission of the Chamber of Food Engineers

The framework of the Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects Law, in accordance with the purposes of establishment; To protect and develop the legal framework, to follow the scientific and technical structures, to carry out the representation and promotion of vocational education, professional ethics, policies and engineering before the food in general.

Vision of the Chamber of Food Engineers

To increase the number of members and their earnings, to ensure a chamber-member bond, to direct the country's food policies by siege, to an institution that arouses love and respect both at home and abroad with scientific and current opinions to be established.

History of Food Engineering Education in Turkey

The history of Food Engineering education in Turkey dates back to 1975. In 1975, 'İzmir Food Technology High School' started computers with 40 students, and the college was transformed into 'Food Faculty' in 1977. Again in 1975, "Food Analysis and Technology Department" was established at Hacettepe University Faculty of Health Sciences, this department was transformed into "Food Engineering Department" in 1977. In 1980, he started to work as an optional Food Engineering in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Middle East Technical University. With the decision taken by YÖK in 1993, 'Faculty of Agriculture Food Science and Technology' departments were transformed into 'Food Engineering' departments.

Contents, Food Engineering education is given in 44 universities since 2022.

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Food Engineering Oath

We will always be worthy of the title of Food Engineer;

I will not deviate from everything else, scientific facts and ethical values, that my profession perceives the authorities and the protections it imposes on me;

We will keep food safety and human performance on your enjoyment of all kinds;

I will constantly renew my working knowledge and skills by using scientific and technological knowledge;

While doing my job, I will remain honest and impartial towards the community and all its rights;

I will not enter into sensitive competition with colleagues, I will share secrets about my business life;

I swear on my honor and honor.
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