Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition Experts

Peter Kahenya Kinyanjui

Food Processing / Nutritional Sciences
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS   2011 – date:                Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. PhD In Food Science and Nutrition – ongoing.   2007 to 2009:              Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. M.Sc. In Food Science and Technology.   1997-2000:                  Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. ACHIEVEMENT: First Class honours degree in Food Science and Post Harvest Technology.   OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS: Awarded Barbaroa award of excellence in 1st, 2nd and 3rd years of study.   1992-1995:                  Thika High School.                                     ACHIEVEMENT: Obtained grade B+ in KCSE, 1995.   OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS: awarded ITEN mathematics contest (IMC) award of excellence in 1995.

Research Interest

Dairy Technology, Cereal Technology


  • John N. Kinyuru; Kinyanjui P. Kahenya; Margaret Muchui; Hellen Mungai. (2011). Influence of Storage Temperatures on the Post-Harvest Quality of Snap Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Journal of Agriculture, Food and Technology. 2011 1(5): 43-46.

  • Everlyn Okoth, Kinyanjui, P. K., Francis Juma. (2012) Effects of substituting skimmed milk powder with modified starch in yoghurt production. Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology.

  • Anselimo O. Makokha, Peter K. Kinyanjui, Happy S. Magoha, Leonard R. Mghweno, Amina Nakajugo and John M. Wekesa. (2012) Arsenic levels in the Environment and Foods around Kisumu, Kenya. The open Environmental Engineering Journal, 2012, 5; 119-124.

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