The Food Chemistry Laboratory performs functions namely instruction, research and extension. The laboratory serve as support laboratory for the courses FST 101, FST 102, FST 202, FST 300 and FST 400. The laboratory also provide analytical services to the food industries, other private entrepreneurs and students. Analytical services include proximate composition, sugar analysis, Vitamin A, C free fatty acid, titratable acidity and nutritional labelling of food products. The Food Chemistry laboratory is also involved in product development work such as in the preparation of prototype food product. It also conducts short courses in legume and oil seed processing.