The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, (FIIRO) on Thursday called for legislation on cassava flour inclusion in wheat flour for bread and confectioneries.

The Director-General, FIIRO, Prof. Gloria Elemo, made the call at a Cassava Stakeholders’ Workshop on the use of High Quality Cassava Flour (HQCF) in confectioneries in Lagos.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event had as the theme: “HQCF in Confectioneries: Techniques, Prospects and Economic Viability’’.

The workshop was organised by FIIRO in collaboration with the Cassava: Adding Value for Africa II (C:AVA II). Read more