Food processing


The Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology (DFSNT) is one of the leading Departments in the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi. The Department is located off Kapenguria Road, 15 Kms to the Northwest of the Nairobi Central Business District. DFSNT degree programmes have evolved from one to six; both in undergraduate and postgraduate with a certificate level course in Food Safety and Quality.

Solar drying and processing of Moringa Powder

Dr. C.N. Kunyanga  designed and installed  a solar dyrer for production of Moringa powder in Malindi. The farmers  in this area are happy for this project will help them process moringa powder and sell .

Moringa Powder has a delicious spinachy green flavour, perfect for boosting curries, stews, casseroles, soups, salads, green smoothies and more. Moringa is: 


The University of Nairobi through the SAP project established a food processing hub at the Department of Food Science and Technology fully equipped with small scale mango processing equipment and machines. The facility serves as a training centre on mango value addition to students, farmer groups, youths and interested micro small and medium enterprises interested on mango value addition.