Fortified Wheat Flour (Aata) PS: 4872 ; Cereals, pulses and derived products (ICS 67.060)
Fortified Wheat Flour (Aata) PS: 4872 ICS No. 67.060 (18 page(s), in English)
This Pakistan Standard was adopted by the Pakistan Standards & Quality Control Authority, Standards Development Centre, on 09-03-2017 after the draft finalized by the Cereal Pulses and their Products Technical Committee had been approved by the National Standard Committee for Agriculture and Food Products.
While formulating this Standard the Technical Committee is responsible for the preparation of this Pakistan Standard.
In an effort at nutritional upgrading, Fortified Wheat Flour (Aata) to which vitamins and minerals have been added is at present being prepared and marketed in the country. This standard is expected to help in exercising proper quality control in the manufacture of fortified wheat Atta of good quality under hygienic conditions.
Wheat Aata is prepared in Pakistan by grinding whole wheat grains either in small stone mills operated by animals or human labour, in large mills using mechanical power or in large roller flour mills or other means.