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Food Special Libraries and Museums

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[Large green striped gourd, white flowers.], Digital ID 1564104, New York Public LibraryI am a vegan, natural health food nut, and now I am on a gluten-free diet, so I was interested to see what food libraries are out there. I used to be a big fan of the Food Network Channel; I loved watching the Food Network Challenge show, which I believe has been discontinued. I cook natural grains and I made my own bread and apple pies as a teenager. I love vegetables, fruit, and health food stores. Below is a selection of the food libraries and museums that I found.

Special Libraries

from the Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers, 40th ed., 2012

All Russian Research Institute of Sugar Beet and Sugar Library
396030 Ramon, Russia
Sugar

American Beverage Association Information Center
1101 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036 USA
202-463-6732
Beverage industry

American Society of Baking - Information Service and Library
PO Box 336
Swedesboro, NJ 08085 USA
800-713-0462
Baking and allied subjects

Automation in Baking and Food Industry Design Institute Technical Library
Koli Tomchaka, 21
196084 St. Petersburg, Russia
7 812 2980784
Nutrition; Automation

Beech Nut Nutrition Corporation - Library
100 Hero Dr.
Amsterdam, NY 12010 USA
800-233-2468.
Nutrition, pediatrics, food chemistry.

Art - Murals - Food Buildings - Fruits (Witold Gordon), Digital ID 1653953, New York Public LibraryBelarus Potato, Fruit and Vegetable-Cultivation Research Institute Library
Kovaleva, 2
223013 Samokhvalovichi, Belarus
Fruits and vegetables

Brazil Institute of Food Technology Library
Avda. Brasil 2880
Caixa Postal 139
13070-178 Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
55 19 37431748
Food science and technology

Bread for the World - Library
425 Third St. SW, Ste. 1200
Washington, DC 20024 USA
202-639-9400
Hunger, poverty, International relief and development, public policies, food and agriculture, Christian perspectives

California Culinary Academy Library
350 Rhode Island St.
San Francisco, CA 94103 USA
800-229-2433
Culinary arts, nutrition, restaurant and hospitality industry

Canadian Natural Health Association Library
105-5 Wakunda Pl.
Toronto, ON, Canada M4A 1A2
416-686-7056 / 866-686-7056
Vegetarianism, fasting, natural living, diseases, environmental issues, holistic health, natural hygiene.

Food - Building - Bas relief, Gathering of Various Types of Food (Dudley V. Talcott), Digital ID 1673213, New York Public LibraryCoffee Research Foundation CRF - Coffee Research Station Library
PO Box 4
Ruiru, Kenya
254 67 25081
Coffee

Dairy Australia Library
Level 5, IBM Ctr.
60 City Rd.
Southbank, Victoria 3006, Australia
61 3 96943777
Dairy industry, trade statistics, trade policy, dairy technology, nutrition, food standards

Domino Sugar - Technical Information Center
1 Federal St.
Yonkers, NY 10705 USA
914-709-8053
Sugar technology, analytical chemistry, food technology, chemical engineering

Food Marketing Institute Information Service
2345 Crystal Dr., Ste. 800
Arlington, VA 22202 USA
202-452-8444
Food distribution

What shall I eat?, Digital ID 495326, New York Public LibraryFrito-Lay Technology Library
PO Box 650423
3433 Morse Dr.
Dallas, TX 75236 USA
972-334-4735
Food science, nutrition, agriculture, chemical engineering, electronics, management

Fruit Tree Research Station, Akitsu Branch Library
352-1, Mitsu, Akitsu-cho
Toyota
Hiroshima 729-24, Japan
81 8464 51260
Fruits and vegetables. Also Known As: Kaju Shikenjo Akitsu Shijo.

Germany Federal Research Center for Nutrition and Food Library
Haid-und-Neu-Strasse 9
76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
49 721 66250
Food sciences. Also Known As: Bundesforschungsanstalt fur Ernhrung und Lebenswittel - Bibliothek.

Ghana Ministry of Food and Agriculture - Reference Library
PO Box M37
Accra, Ghana
233 21 662961
Crops production, livestock, food, nutrition, forestry, agroforestry, fisheries, aquaculture, agriculture extension

India Ministry of Food Library
45, Krishi Bhawan
New Delhi 110 001, Delhi, India
91 11 384349
Agriculture, food, nutrition, food preservation

Indonesian Coffee and Cocoa Research Institute Library
Jl. P.B. Sudirman 90
68118 Jember, Indonesia
62 57130
Coffee, cocoa

 wild food plants of America., Digital ID 496236, New York Public LibraryInstitute for Planning in the Food Industry
ul Navoi, 9
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
7 3712 442133
Nutrition

International Food Policy Research Institute Library
2033 K St., NW
Washington, DC 20006 USA
202-862-5600
Food policy and research, developmental economics, International trade, food security, agricultural economics and statistics, food safety

International Olive Oil Council Library
Principe de Vergara No.154
E-28002 Madrid, Spain
34 91 5903638
Olives, olive oil

Kagoshima Fruit Tree Experiment Station Library
1452, Honjo
Tarumizu
Kagoshima 891-21, Japan
81 9943 20179
Fruits and vegetables

Home Freezing and Storage of Food, by Boyden Sparkes., Digital ID 490246, New York Public LibraryKazakhstan Rice Research Institute Library
pl Lenina, 1
18 Shimkent, Kazakhstan
7 3252 393222
Grain

Land O'Lakes, Inc. Library
PO Box 64101
St. Paul, MN 55164-0101 USA
651-481-2691 / 800-328-9680
Dairy and food industry, agriculture industry

MIRINE Food Technology & Research Library
East St.
PO Box 617
Hamilton, New Zealand
64 7 8548580
Food, microbiology, refrigeration, biochemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, electron microscopy, electronics, quality assurance, energy, bioprocessing pharmaceuticals

National Eating Disorder Information Centre
ES 7-421
200 Elizabeth St.
Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
416-340-4156 / 866-633-4220
Eating disorders, food preoccupation, weight preoccupation, support groups

National Grocers Association Library
1005 N. Glebe Rd., Ste. 250
Arlington, VA 22201-5758 USA
703-516-0700
Food retail and wholesale operation and related topics and issues

National Restaurant Association - Information Services and Library
1200 17th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036 USA
202-331-5900 / 800-424-5156
Foodservice industry, restaurants, cookery

Russia (USSR) Participation - Group passing food at table, Digital ID 1681635, New York Public LibraryResearch Institute for Vegetable and Melon Cultivation
Lyubiga, 13
416306 Kamyzyak, Russia
Fruits and vegetables

Tea Research Foundation of Central Africa (TRFCA) Library
PO Box 51
Mulanje, Malawi
Coffee

Hershey's - Information Analysis Center
1025 Reese Ave.
Hershey, PA 17033 USA
717-534-5106
Confectionery, chocolate, food science, nutrition, chemistry, engineering, business, marketing, finance

The Indian Institute of Spices Research - National Information Centre on Spices Library
Marikunna P.O.
Calicut 673012, Kerala, India
91 495 731753
Spices

University of Puerto Rico - Fruits Substation Library
HC04, Box 7115
Juana Diaz, PR 00795-9601 USA
787-837-3905
Fruits, fruit research

Washington Apple Commission Library
PO Box 18
Wenatchee, WA 98807-0018 USA
509-663-9600
Apples

Hearty Thanksgiving greetings., Digital ID 1588266, New York Public LibraryWorld Food Logistics Organization Library
1500 King St., Ste. 201
Alexandria, VA 22314 USA
703-373-4300
Handling of perishable commodities

Zambia National Food and Nutrition Commission Library
PO Box 32669
Lusaka, Zambia
260 211 227803
Food, nutrition research

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