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Papa Toah Akonor, Head of Division

The Food Technology Research Division (FTRD) comprises of three operational units as Engineering Unit (EU), Pilot Scale Production Unit (PSPU) and Root and Tuber Products Development Unit (RTPDU).

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Dr. Matilda Dzomeku, Head of Division

The Food Microbiology and Mushroom Research Division (FMMRD) has the main task of undertaking research and development activities in food safety and quality assurance for the food industries in Ghana. The Division is made up of two Units, namely the Industrial Services Unit (ISU) and the Mushroom Unit (MU). 

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Dr. Hayford Ofori, Head of Division

The major function of the Food Chemistry Division is to give support to the commercialization activities of the Institute by offering analytical services to Industry, local and International students, as well as training for students. In addition, the Division conducts applied research relating to chemical contaminants (Toxicology and heavy metals) in foods and feeds as well as food flavour (aroma) analyses. The Division also offers consultancy services and advice to clients. The Division comprises two Units namely the Food Toxicology Unit and the Industrial Services Unit.

Food Research Institute is located Adjacent to Ghana Standards Authority, Near Gulf House, Tetteh Quarshie Interchange, Accra, Ghana. We are open to the general public from Monday to Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm, excluding holidays. If you need any additional information or have a question, please contact us on 0302-962068/+233-243302980 or email us at info@foodresearchgh.org or director@foodresearchgh.org.

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