Biscuits fortification: Bread and bakery products fortification with iron, folic acid, and other vitamins, can help address micronutrient and malnutrition issues in the country.
Micronutrients play a pivotal role in achieving and maintaining optimal health across all life stages. Vitamins are essential nutrients for many body functions and are particularly important during growth as well as for certain vulnerable groups, such as pregnant women, young children, and the elderly.
Biscuit fortification and bread fortification with multiple micronutrients were found to have a significant impact on nutrition among children. The nutritional fortification of bread and biscuit could provide an alternative fortified snack to help alleviate malnutrition in adults and children.