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​​Food Science and Technology Division

ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited


​Contact Person: Dr (Mrs) Shalini Amnee NEELIAH
Position: Principal Scientific Officer
Tel  No: + 230 466 0405
E mail:

Milk and dairy products testing is essential to monitor its quality. The following tests are carried out in the Dairy Chemistry Laboratory: 


List of tests carried out
  ​Fat content
  ​Protein content
  ​Lactose content
​  Total solids

  Titratable acidity
​  Alcohol test (for determining milk freshness)
  ​​Sucrose content
​  Adulteration by water
​  Phosphatase test

Dairy Chemistry Laborator​y

​​Determination of fat content, protein ​content, lactose content and other parameters in milk using an FTIR analyser

Determination of adulteration by water using Cryoscope

Determination of fat using Gerber

Visit of laboratory during open days