Food Additives Workshop

The department organised a high level Food Additives Workshop at the Intercontinental hotel in June 2014 to discuss the food industry on the use of additives, safety and regulations. The event attracted over 100 participants among them from food and nutrition industry … Continue reading

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Why choose the department of Food Science…

Welcome to the department of Food Science and Technology. The multidisciplinary nature of the programmes offered in the department, as well as exposure to the industry (visits to food factories, practical work in the Department’s pilot plants), allow graduates to … Continue reading

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Department of Foods Science partners with Keroche foundation

The department has partnered with Keroche Foundation to tackle food processing challenges affecting Kenyan farmers. The collaboration was officially unveiled by the Vice-chancellor, Prof. Mabel Imbuga and Keroche CEO, Tabitha Karanja, in presence of the Deputy President, His Excellency William … Continue reading

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Journal of Insects as Food and Feed

First scientific journal focusing on insects as food and feed Historically, insects have been eaten by people from many different cultures as part of their normal diet. This tradition has actively continued in several continents. In the western world eating insects is … Continue reading

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Value addition of millet and cassava to be addressed by JKUAT researchers

Millet and Cassava farmers from Western Kenya could benefit from a research initiative that seeks to address the crops’ value chain through improved productivity, value addition and marketing. The initiative to be jointly mounted by Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture … Continue reading

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