We are now accepting abstracts for the 9th National Conference on Food Science and Technology (9th FCON). The 9th FCON is a forum for interdisciplinary exchange among professionals and stakeholders in the fields of food science, technology, food safety, governance, working towards enhancing innovations across agri-food systems in Nepal and beyond. We are pleased to welcome you to attend the 9th FCON on June 12-13, 2023, in Kathmandu, Nepal. We welcome abstracts under the following broad themes: