CENTRE FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT (CED)

ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI-600025

R & D Based Startups

MARIA JENITA PETER

Research Scholar (Ph.D.) (2015- till present)

Centre for Food Technology, Department of Biotechnology

College of Engineering, GUINDY, Anna University, Chennai, TN 600 025, INDIA

Problem Addressed: Micronutrient deficiencies

Solution Proposed/Tested: Staple food fortification – safe, effective and affordable


Manufacturing and supply of micronutrient blends for staples fortification for Jaggery, Edible Cold pressed oil, Milk products. The fat-soluble vitamins – vitamins A, D and E – mix uniformly with oils, making them an excellent, cost-effective vehicle for fortification with these micronutrients, thus Pre-mixes can be prepared and used for any foods.

Industry/Sector: Food Processing Industry

Requirements: Working Space, Seed Capital, AUCED Lab Facilities