Federal Research Institute for Nutrition and Food, Max Rubner Institute (MRI)
Max Rubner-Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Ernährung und Lebensmittel (MRI)
Research focus of the Max Rubner Institute is consumer’s health and protection in the field of nutrition. Important sub research areas are the determination and nutritional assessment of health relevant food ingredients, the investigation of careful and resource-preserving procedures of processing, the quality assurance of vegetable and animal food as well as the investigation of the motivation of nutritional behaviour, and the improvement of nutrition information.
In addition to the headquarters of Karlsruhe, the Institute has locations in Kiel, Detmold, Munster, Hamburg and Kulmbach.
Departmental Research Institutes overseen by the BMELV