The Center of Excellence for Food Fortification at NIFTEM is a specialized center dedicated to promoting food fortification in India.
Food fortification is the process of adding essential nutrients, such as vitamins and minerals, to food products to address nutritional deficiencies in the population. The Centre of Excellence for Food Fortification at NIFTEM plays a crucial role in advancing the practice of food fortification in India through various activities:
Food fortification is a cost-effective and scalable approach to combat micro nutrient deficiencies, such as vitamin A, iron, and folic acid deficiencies, which can have significant health impacts, particularly in developing countries like India. The Centre of Excellence for Food Fortification at NIFTEM plays a vital role in advancing this important public health initiative in the country.
We believe that everyone deserves access to safe and nutritious food. Malnutrition, especially micronutrient deficiencies, affects the health and well-being of millions worldwide. At the Centre of Excellence for Food Fortification (CEFF), we are committed to making a positive change. Our mission is to combat malnutrition through food fortification – a simple yet powerful solution.