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CSIR - CENTRAL FOOD TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH

MINISTRY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, GOVT. OF INDIA,
MYSURU - 570020

Vanitha T

Jr. Scientist

Ph.D Food Science and Nutrition

Email : vanitha@cftri.res.in

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Expertise

Innovative product development Nutritional evaluation of fresh and processed foods Shelf life extension studies of fresh cut fruits and vegetables Development of Ready to eat products from leafy vegetables.

Area of interest

Postharvest and Processing of underutilized fruits and vegetables, Nutritional evaluation of fresh and process

Awards and Certificates

Awarded UNU-Kirin Fellowship 2013-14, NARO-NFRI,Tsukuba,Japan Awarded for recognition, 2010 for the variety release of celery Ooty-1 from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. Awarded for the Home Science Staff and Dr. S. Kannaiyan award for the best Ph.D. student in Food Science and Nutrition, 2005. Awarded for the best research article for the poster presentation entitled “Minimal processing of gherkins and stored under MAP and Post harvest management of fresh gherkins (Cucumis anguria)” in the National Seminar held during 20th and 21st March, 2006 at Annamalai University, Chithambaram. Awarded with first prize by Madras Agricultural Student’s Union (MASU) for English essay competition, 2003. Awarded with second prize by Madras Agricultural Student’s Union (MASU) for English essay competition, 2000.