CSIR – Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) Claimed


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CSIR−Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore (A constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi) came into existence during 1950 with the great vision of its founders, and a network of inspiring as well as dedicated scientists who had a fascination to pursue in-depth research and development in the areas of food science and technology. Research focus of CSIR-CFTRI has been revolved around broadly into the following areas:

  • Engineering Sciences
  • Technology Development
  • Translational Research
  • Food Protection and Safety

Food Technology being inter-disciplinary in nature the mandate or vision of the Institute is fulfilled through various R&D Departments and Support Departments along with its Resource Centres at Hyderabad, Lucknow and Mumbai.

R&D Departments

Department of BiochemistryLipid Science
Flour Milling, Baking & Confectionery TechnologiesMeat & Marine Sciences
Food EngineeringMicrobiology & Fermentation Technology
Food Packaging TechnologyMolecular Nutrition
Food Protectants & Infestation ControlPlant Cell Biotechnology
Food Safety & Analytical Quality Control LaboratoriesProtein Chemistry & Technology
Fruit & Vegetable TechnologySpice & Flavour Science
Grain Science TechnologyDepartment of Technology Scale-up
Traditional Food & Sensory Science

Support Departments

IT Services & Computational SolutionsInformation & Publicity
Construction & Civil MaintenancePlanning, Monitoring & Coordination
Design & Fabrication UnitTechnology Transfer & Business Development
Engineering & Mechanical Maintenance


Animal House facilityHealth Centre
Central Instruments Facility & ServicesLibrary

Resource Centres