Food Processing

A New Tool for Business to Fight Malnutrition: Micronutrient Fortification Index Launches in Nigeria

Malnutrition is one of the world’s biggest development challenges. But food fortification can dramatically improve a population’s nutrition—if food processing companies have the right tools and knowledge. Last week, TechnoServe launched a new platform to help food processors track and improve fortification, marking important progress in fighting malnutrition in Nigeria and beyond.

Fighting Hidden Hunger: Four Food Fortification Success Stories – and What’s Ahead

Around the world, more than 2 billion people – nearly one out of four – suffer from “hidden hunger.” Caused by a lack of vitamins and minerals, the condition disrupts healthy development and  can lead to serious health conditions, including blindness, disability, and birth defects. Countries have long been fighting these diseases through food fortification. Read about past efforts and new solutions.

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How a Global Alliance for Inclusive and Nutritious Food Processing Improves Food Safety

This article, published by Agrilinks, details the Alliance for Inclusive and Nutritious Food Processing (AINFP)—a partnership between USAID, TechnoServe and Partners in Food Solutions (PFS) that aims to create a more competitive food-processing sector in Africa—and shows how partnerships with local food processing businesses can help them improve food safety, even amid an unprecedented pandemic.

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