Understanding and addressing these gaps along the fortification supply chain is critical to ensure the quality and safety of fortified products in the food system. This requires accessing and managing information/data along the fortification value chain to trace quality from production to consumption.
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The popularity of rice presents an opportunity to fill the nutrient gap in rice-eating populations worldwide by increasing the nutritional value of rice. A wide variety of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients such as amino acids and fibres can be added post-harvest to effectively address malnutrition and contribute to Sustainable Development Goal 2 (SDG2).
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Tackling malnutrition through the food system - the role of industrial fortification and biofortification
2021 represents a pivotal year to invigorate interest, awareness and investment in Large-Scale Food Fortification (LSFF) and biofortification. UN Secretary-General António Guterres will convene a Food Systems Summit as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
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