In line with the efforts of DOST to promote S&T based interventions to address malnutrition problem, the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), in collaboration with the DOST IX, will conduct a Forum on the Production and Technology Transfer of the FNRI-Developed Complimentary Snack Foods on November 17, 2011 at 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM at the Guillermo Hotel, Pagadian City. The forum aims to fast track the adoption and commercialization of the FNRI developed complimentary snack foods
Among the DOST-FNRI developed snack foods are the extuded snack foods curls such as rice-mongo, corn-mongo, rice-soy, corn-soy, and rice-mongo-skim milk, and the expanded snack food (kroepeck/crunchies/chips) like rice-mongo rice-mongo-shrimps; rice-soy, rice-fish protein concentrate (FPC) corn-mongo corn-soy squash-corn, and squash (recipes). Attendance to the forum is free of charge.
The FNRI-DOST is the principal research arm of the Philippine government in food and nutrition. It is mandated to conduct research that defines the citizenry’s nutritional status, with reference particularly to the malnutrition problem, its causes and effects and identify alternative solutions to them.
For reservation and more information, please visit or call the DOST-IX office at Pettit Barracks, telephone numbers (062) 991-1024 and look for Ms. Thelma E. Diego, or the Provincial S&T Centers (PSTC) in upper Turno, Dipolog City, telephone numbers (065) 212-2244; in Rizal Avenue, Pagadian City, telephone numbers (062) 925-1152; and in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, telephone numbers (062) 333-2793. (DOST IX PRESS RELEASE)