(The Gist of PIB) Central Food Technological Research Institute [MAY-2020]
(The Gist of PIB) Central Food Technological Research Institute
Central Food Technological Research Institute
The Mysuru-based CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CRTRI) has made available high-protein biscuits to the COVID-19 patients undergoing treatment in the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi.
CFTRI supplied 500 kg of high-protein biscuits and 500 kg of high-protein rusks to the Dietetics department of AIIMS to supply to the patients. The biscuits were supplied on request from the officials of the Institute.
The biscuits contain 14% of protein while usual biscuits contain around 8-9% protein. The enriched biscuits will provide the protein needed for recuperating patients.
CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CSIR-CFTRI), is one of the constituent laboratories under the aegis of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
It was opened in 1950 in Mysore, Karnataka.
The institute develops technologies to increase efficiency and reduce post-harvest losses, add convenience, increase export, find new sources of food products, integrate human resources in food industries, reduce costs, and modernize