Food Industry Research and Development Institute (FIRDI)
Food Industry Research and Development Institute (FIRDI), established in 1965, is the most comprehensive food research institution in Taiwan. To construct FIRDI to become a navigator and the backup force for the active development of Taiwan’s food industry is the prospect of this institute. FIRDI is among the few research institutes with R&D capacity in both food and bioresource fields. Its Bioresource Collection and Research Center, established in 1982, is the bioresources bank and the most comprehensive bioresource center in Taiwan and in Asia, respectively.