Miranda Grizio

The role food science can play in reducing food insecurity has often gone unrecognized. Fortunately, this is changing as the emerging area of food science for relief and development (FSRD) gains traction.

One innovative and high impact use of FSRD is a project led by the International Potato Center (CIP) in Kenya to reduce vitamin A deficiency in Sub-Saharan Africa. CIP used principles of food science to successfully incorporate biofortified sweet potato into popular ready-to-eat foods that are b…

Premium Content
You've reached your monthly limit of free articles.
Access Food Technology
Log in Subscribe

About the Author

Miranda Grizio, MS, is a member of IFT and a case study writer for IFT’s Food Science for Relief and Development Program ([email protected]).

In This Article

  1. Food Security