FIIRO To Launch Plant For Mechanised Production Of Garri

The Director-General, the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr. Gloria Elemo has disclosed that the institute had designed and patented a plant for the mechanised production of garri, just as it had developed 25 cassava-based products through its research and development.

According to her, the institute is  adding value to agricultural produce, using simple processing technologies that can be adopted by Micro, Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs for production of different convenient foods.

She explained that some of the developed technologies developed by the institute have taken into consideration the significance of good nutrition toward promoting health and wellness in the society.

In line  with  this,  Dr. Elemo   said  the  institute  has  done researches  and employed  improved  technologies  on convenience foods which  can  be  produced locally  using natural nutrients.



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