Post Harvest Research Centre (PHRC) was established during 1989-90 with the assistance of Asian Development Bank and United Nations Development Program (ADB/UNDP). Post Harvest Research Centre has been established with the principal objective of bringing improvement in the present situation of post harvest operations in order to minimize the level of national wastage besides enhancing export of fresh fruits and vegetables.  During last year Bio Chemistry Section and Food Technology Section were placed under Directorate of Post Harvest Research Centre, Faisalabad.​ 

Mission & Objectives

  • To conduct R & D work on post harvest management & value addition of fruits & vegetables
  • To develop and disseminate on-farm primary storage technology
  • Quality testing, evaluation and product development of new varieties
  • To introduce grading & packing technology
  • To introduce modern techniques in cold stores management
  • To conduct training & demonstration programs
  • To render advisory services to enterprises & growers