Food technology developed by Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) was opened for all at its centre on Wednesday to mark the national technology day. Public,students witnessed in large numbers and learnt about food technology and got firsthand information on nutritional information.
The technology, which is developed by the DFRL, is receiving huge demand from private manufacturers who prepare ready-to-eat food for both defence and other consumers. The demand for food technology, which suggests high protein ready-to-eat items, is a reflection on the changing scenario in food culture in the modern context. As on today, around 468 companies have purchased food technology from DFRL (Mysuru). One needs at least half an hour for prepare halwa or upma, but with the DFRL technology, they can be prepared in two minutes. The food is ready in a few minutes once you put the powder in hot water.