What are Fortified Rice Kernels & Its Role in India? | Chenyang

April 19, 2023
What are Fortified Rice Kernels & Its Role in India? | Chenyang

What are Fortified Rice Kernels & Its Role in India? | Chenyang

Fortified rice kernels are rice kernels that are either coated or extruded with the right blend of vitamins, minerals2 other micro-nutrients includina a powderv blend of nutrients that is sometimes dusted onto unfortified riceThe government of lndia contributes over 300 lakh tonnes of rice through various schemes covered under the NationalFood Security Act, 2013 where the Centre has allocated 328 akh tonnes of rice under NFSA for schemessuch as the Targeted PDS,MDM, and lntegrated Child Development Scheme(ICDS)in 2021-22. These FortifiedRice Kernels form a crucial aspect of lndian Nation Health policy as it has the power to fight hidden hunger &combat malnutrition by making proven improvement in the physical health of every child consuming high iron-fortified rice for 6 months.

Rice fortification is a cost-effective strategy to address micronutrient deficiency in countries with high per capitarice consumption. Producing Fortified rice Kernels majorly includes sourcing Fortified Rice Kernels (FRK)fromthe manufacturer and Blending 1 part of Fortified Rice Kernel with 50 to 200 parts (generally 1:100)of polished rawor parboiled rice, followed by Bulk Storage and Packing. The expense of fortification is concluded by a number ofappropriate variables such as the structure and capacity of the rice industry, the complexity of the supply chainthe policy, and regulatory environment, and the scale of the relevant program. Hence, the Food Safety andStandards Authority of lndia(FSSAl) has established standards to regularise the production, procurementsupply & promotion of Fortified Rice Kernels.

What are the benefits of fortification?

The main purpose of fortified rice is to meet nutritional goals for the consumer.

Ease ofuse: This is one of the biggest benefits of fortification. As a widely used staplefood, it is simple to replace standard rice with fortified rice to boost the nutritionalprofile of a simple diet

About Chenyang

Jinan Chenyang Technology Co., Ltd., established in 2005, is a professional manufacturer of snack food machinery and fortified rice machinery. The company has 120 employees, more than 60 professional and technical personnel, and has a modern assembly plant covering an area of more than 10,000 square meters. Years of unremitting efforts, the company has obtained dozens of patented technologies and software copyrights, and has passed ISO9001 certification, SGS certification, EU CE product safety certification, German TUV certification, etc. The products are exported to more than 100 countries and regions, and are well received by customers. Welcome new and old customers at home and abroad to visit our company to guide cooperation and provide you with strong support. Our factory covers an area of more than 8,000 square meters and has more than 200 sets of various production lines and mechanical equipment. Since the establishment of the factory, we have always attached importance to product quality, and successively passed ISO9001 quality management system certification, SGS certification, EU CE product safety certification, and German TUV Certification, and strive to build "Chenyang" into a world-class food machinery brand.

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