As a pioneering research Institute for the last seven decades in the area of Food Science & Technology in the country, CSIR-CFTRI welcomes you to get a brief about our focus, strategies and vision through our website.
CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CSIR-CFTRI), since its inception in 1950, has been in the forefront in addressing many societal challenges while providing innovative solutions to Indian food industries including MSMEs. The Institute has been contributing immensely in the area of Food Processing, Food Safety, Automation in Traditional Foods Preparation, Value Addition to Agri-commodities along with translational sciences. Also our efforts are fully aligned with various national initiatives that cater to every strata of the society while translating knowledge into sustainable products contributing to the progress of the Nation.
Over the years, we have developed state-of-the-art infrastructure for advanced research in the areas such as Nutrition, Health and Wellness, Food Safety, Machinery development, Food Processing, Food Packaging, Traditional Foods, and post-harvest processing. The focus has brought dividends in terms of processes, products and publications in peer-reviewed journals.
We have a large set of stakeholders including farmers, startups, Govt. agencies, MSMEs, MNCs and student communities in this journey. The Institute has been conducting a premier Master’s Course in Food Technology and Doctoral programmes in various science and engineering streams. Besides, the Institute has been conducting many technical and training programmes including Skill Development and Outreach programmes.
The journey through our website can update you on the ongoing R&D programmes in the Institute, recent research outcome, the faculty, avenues for collaboration, the future plans and opportunities.
With Best Wishes
(Jitendra J Jadhav)