Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI)

Address :FNRI Bldg., DOST Compound, Gen. Santos Avenue Bicutan, Taguig City Metro Manila PHILIPPINES 1631
Tel. No. :(632) 837-2934
Fax No. :(632) 837-3164
Website :
Email Address


Under Executive Order No. 128 signed on January 30, 1987, the Food and Nutrition Research Institute, consonant to the promotion of efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of public services, is mandated to perform these functions:

  • Undertake researches that define the citizenry’s nutritional status, with reference to the malnutrition problem, its causes and effects
  • Develop and recommend policy options, strategies, programs and projects for implementation by appropriate agencies.
  • Diffuse knowledge and technologies in food and nutrition and provide S&T services to relevant stakeholders (as per E.O. 366, November 13, 2009)


Mission / Vision

Mission: As the lead agency in food and nutrition research and development in the country, the FNRI's mission is the:

  • Provision of accurate data, correct information, and innovative technologies to fight malnutrition.

Vision: OPTIMUM NUTRITION for all Filipinos, socially and economically empowered through scientifically sound, environment- friendly and globally competitive technologies.





  • Contract/Joint Research
  • Technology Commercialization and Transfer
  • Food Pilot Plant Services/Technologies Business Incubator (TBI)
  • Food Processing Facility Development in the Regions
  • Food Analytical Testing Services
  • Food Demonstration
  • Information and Consultancy Services
  • Food and Nutrition Databases and Applications
  • Training
  • Recipe Development and Sensory Evaluation
  • Library Services
  • Nutritional Biochemistry Laboratory Services
  • Diet Counseling/Wellness Clinics
Office Name Tel No. Fax No. Location Contact Person Email Address
Office of the Director
loc. 2296; 2284; Direct line 837-2934
837-2934 /
Office of the Deputy Director
loc. 2284; Direct line 837-3164
loc. 2292
Personnel & Records
loc. 2290
loc. 2294
loc. 2291
loc. 2289
loc. 2293; Direct line 837-6149
Food Management Sect./Nutritional Pro. & Dev.
loc. 2295
Nutrition Intervention & Policy Group (NIPG)
loc. 2280
Nutrition Bio-Chemistry (NBD)
loc. 2281
Nutrition Assessment & Monitoring (NAMD)
loc. 2282
Nutrition Intervention Monitoring Assessment (NIMAD)
loc. 2283
Pilot Plant
loc. 2286
Researtch Utilization
loc. 2287
Bio-Medical Nutrition
loc. 2288
loc. 2297
Management Audit Unit
loc. 2298
Medical Nutrition Division
loc. 2299
Nutrition Epidemiology
loc. 2300
loc. 2301
loc. 2285