Defence Food Research in India

  • T. R. Sharma Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore
Keywords: Defence feeding, Food Technology, Food Preservation, Food Microbiology, Biochemistry, Light weight processed food


"The Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore, is a major centre of research in India, particularly in defence feeding. It is multi-disciplinary laboratory, well equipped to do research work in food technology, food preservation, packaging, nutrition and biochemistry and food microbiology. Special emphasis is laid on development of light weight processed food suiting Indian palate. This paper gives a bird's eye view of the activities and achievements of the laboratory and indicates the scope of future work."
How to Cite
Sharma, T. (2014). Defence Food Research in India. Defence Science Journal, 34(2), 111-123.
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