<b>Distributed Control Systems in Food Processing</b> The Objective of this study is to address the critical need for automation in the domestic food processing sector and to study its impact. This study investigates the challenges arising out due to the dependency of the modern human for processing of food. Through the medium of this study a pressing need for the development of an automatic cooking machine is proposed. The impact of the development of this product has also been profoundly discussed. Automation, distributed control system, Automation, Food Processing, Impact on Economy, Processing Individual. 27-30 Issue-1 Volume-3 E. Sankaran. ME