Food vehicle

  • Assessment
  • Implementation
  • Planning
  • Diet
  • Dietary Diversification


A food product (such as rice, wheat flour, edible oil) that can be fortified through the addition of fortificants. The term “vehicle” is derived from the fact that these food products are the means by which additional vitamins and minerals are provided to those who consume them.


WHO (2021). “Monitoring flour fortification to maximize health benefits: a manual for millers, regulators, and programme managers.”