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​Agricultural Services
Food Science and Technology Divi

​Contact Person: Dr (Mrs) Shalini Amnee NEELIAH
Position: Principal Scientific Officer
Tel  No: + 230 466 1435
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



Dai​ry Chemistry ​La​boratory​​

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