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COMMUNIQUE FOR THE 10TH SOUTHEAST REGIONAL FOOD SUMMIT (ReFoST) AND NIFST DAY CELEBRATION OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (NIFST), SOUTHEAST CHAPTER HELD ON THE 6TH DAY OF JUNE, 2024 AT RENTO HOTELS AND SUITES, OWERRI, IMO STATE.

Preamble The Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) 10th South East Regional Food Summit (ReFoST) and NIFST Day Celebration with the theme, “Food Scientific Innovations for Nutrition Security”, was attended by the representative of the Deputy...

FSRD- Food Science for Relief and Development Project under International Division of Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), USA in Partnership with Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST)

Are you a Food Entrepreneur or know someone operating a Food Business? Please, kindly help to fill and share this questionnaire. The survey is designed to know the major challenges faced by Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) in Food Business in Nigeria and how...

Improving consumption of healthy street food in Nigeria

The population of Nigerian mega cities such as Lagos is quickly expanding and rapidly accumulating wealth. This causes the food habits of the residents to change, but not always for the better. Nigeria faces serious challenges when it comes to food and nutrition...

Food Safety Indicators

The Importance of Establishing Food Safety Indicators to Improve National/International Food Safety Systems “What gets measured gets done” is an important saying that food safety bodies/authorities must follow to strengthening national and international food safety...

ROSE SPIESS VIDEO AWARD COMPETITION FOR A SUSTAINABLE FOOD SUPPLY IN NIGERIA 2018

This Student Video Competition is being initiated by Walter Spiess a retired Professor and renowned Food Scientist from the University of Hohenheim, Germany in the memory of his late wife Rose Spiess; with the aim of allowing Food Science Students to demonstrate their...

Researcher in sensory and aroma science and food oral processing

Researcher in sensory and aroma science and food oral processing Structure and Sensory Design at RISE Agrifood and Bioscience tailor and characterizes foods and soft materials with special properties for industrial as well as for research applications. Our projects...

The Magic of Wheatgrass Juice!

Wheatgrass juice is of the nature’s finest medicines. It is a powerful concentrated liquid nutrient. Two drops of wheatgrass juice has the nutritional equivalent of five pounds of the best raw organic vegetables. The Juice is one of the best sources of living...

#FACT SEED- The Ever-green potential of ‘Cucumis Sativus’

“Cucumis Sativus” generally known as Cucumber is a vegetable fruit that is loaded with benefits not known to many. It is best grown in farmlands close to a waterbed. This is expedient as cucumbers are usually more than 90 per cent water. It is also pertinent to note...

Cassava bread does not cause diabetes – FIIRO Boss

Director General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr Gloria Elemo has refuted claims making the rounds that consumption of cassava bread may trigger diabetes. Speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos, Dr Elemo...
The Magic of Wheatgrass Juice!

The Magic of Wheatgrass Juice!

Wheatgrass juice is of the nature’s finest medicines. It is a powerful concentrated liquid nutrient. Two drops of wheatgrass juice has the nutritional equivalent of five pounds of the best raw organic vegetables. The Juice is one of the best sources of living...

#FACT SEED- The Ever-green potential of ‘Cucumis Sativus’

#FACT SEED- The Ever-green potential of ‘Cucumis Sativus’

“Cucumis Sativus” generally known as Cucumber is a vegetable fruit that is loaded with benefits not known to many. It is best grown in farmlands close to a waterbed. This is expedient as cucumbers are usually more than 90 per cent water. It is also pertinent to note...

Cassava bread does not cause diabetes – FIIRO Boss

Cassava bread does not cause diabetes – FIIRO Boss

Director General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr Gloria Elemo has refuted claims making the rounds that consumption of cassava bread may trigger diabetes. Speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos, Dr Elemo...

DIGEST OF THE 40TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE/AGM

DIGEST OF THE 40TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE/AGM

1. NIFSTers are encouraged to imbibe the principle of integration of Innovations and Upgrades by adoption of Food Value Chain Approach for improvements in Food and Agricultural systems. 2. NIFSTers are encouraged to use online system for payment of dues and other...

REDUCING POST-HARVEST LOSSES OF PERISHABLE FOOD CROPS

REDUCING POST-HARVEST LOSSES OF PERISHABLE FOOD CROPS

Perishable food crops, by definition, refer to agricultural food produce which have short life-span and must be consumed or processed within a short-time after harvest. Examples of perishable crops include tomato (Lycopasicum esculentum), pepper (Capsicum spp), banana...