Technologies

Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences

Title:

Iron enriched fruit bars and candies

Area:

Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences

Focus Area:

Food Technology

Developing Agency:

CSIR - Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT)

Email:

sukhjinder@ihbt.res.in, bdmu@ihbt.res.in
Website Link :https://www.ihbt.res.in/en/

Brief Description

Description :

Deficiency of micronutrient iron is a major health concern in India. According to National Family Health Survey 4 (2015-16), 58% children below age 6 and 53% of women of reproductive age between 18 and 49 years are anaemic due to iron deficiency. CSIR-IHBT has developed cost-effective technology for production of ready to eat (RTE) foods to address iron deficiency by providing a minimum of 20% recommended dietary allowances (RDA) of micronutrients