HOW We Work

Fortify is collaborating with leading academic institutions, key stakeholders, and nutrition experts to develop the best solutions with:

  • Socially responsible corporations
  • Leading academic institutions
  • Respected non-governmental organizations
  • Governments committed to addressing micronutrient malnutrition

A New Food Vehicle for Iron in West Africa

  • Identified processed tomato products as best, frequently consumed and healthy option for iron fortification
  • Targeted a leading tomato paste producer — Olam International
  • Guided Olam, with our food science expertise, to develop and test the first-ever iron fortified tomato product for consumers

Key Research Institutions and Nutrition Experts

Fortify is collaborating with leading academic institutions to plan a meeting of key stakeholders/experts to develop a country-by-country needs assessment and strategic plan for fortifying tomato products with bioavailable iron throughout Africa.

  • Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Africa Academy for Public Health
  • Tufts University/Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy