Chemical and Food Laboratory Facility

 

Name of the Laboratory

Main Equipments Included

Purpose of Lab establishment

 

1

Food Process Lab I

  • Milk pasteurization unit,   Ice cream maker, Smoking and Drying cabinets, Freeze drier, Sausage Filler, Vacuum packaging machine, Membrane filtration, equipment

 

  • Processing, preservation and handling of foods

 

 

2

Food Process Lab II

  • Extruder, Bioreactor, Drum drier, Fermenter, Screw type Oil expeller

 

  • Processing, preservation and handling of foods

 

3

Food Chemistry Lab

  • Gas chromatography, UV visible spectrophotometer, Kjeldahl, Soxhlet extractor

 

  • Analysis of nutrients, structural components and extraction

 

 

5

Food Microbiology Lab

  • Equipment used to analyze the microbiology of foods and related samples

 

  • Microbial analysis of samples

 

 

6

Research Grade Lab

  • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, Rancimat, Farinograph, Texture Analyser

 

  • Analysis of food quality, safety and nutrition
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