Food Science and Technology

Development of Innoculum for Soy Yoghurt:- Okpanku, U.U


Fresh soymilk containing 5% added sugar and 1 Og/I gelatin was incubated with L. acdophilis (sample A), equal amounts (1:1) of L. acidophilus and S. thermophilus (sample B) and...

85 pages (17199 words) · Theses · 1 month ago

Nutritional Potential and Functional Properties of Defatted Pumpkin (Cucurbita Pepo) Seed Flour, Protein Concentrate and Isolate : Atuonwu, Adanma C.


 Pumpkin (Curcubita pepo') seed was processed into defatted flour (CPF), which was further processed into protein concentrate (CPC), and protein isolate (CPI) using alkaline...

157 pages (31077 words) · Theses · 2 months ago

Comparative Studies on Soup Balls Produced from Soybean (Glycine max),Melon (Citrullus lanatus) and Bambara Groundnut (Voandzeia subterranea):- Nwiyi Agatha C.


 A comparative study of soup balls produced from soybean, melon and bambara groundnut and their blends were investigated. The samples were coded A, B, C, D, and E depicting 100% melon...

69 pages (15794 words) · Projects · 2 months ago

Evaluation Of The Iodine Content Of Salt Samples Purchased From Umuahia Main Market In Abia State:- Tasie, Uchechukwu O.


Four brands of salts from different producers packaged in multi packs, low density i polyethylene (LDI’E) packs and those exposed lor 30 days were analysed for iodine carried out to...

47 pages (9352 words) · Projects · 2 months ago

Determination Of The Thermophysical Properties Of Three Species Of Yam (Dioscorea Cayenensis,, Dioscorea Rotundata And Dioscorea Alata) Grown In Umudike.


Thermo physical properties of yam species Dioscorea cayenensis, D. rotundata and D. alata were studied using the line heat source method at one moisture level. The temperature profile was...

50 pages (8628 words) · Projects · 4 months ago

Effects Of Days Of Fermentation Of Fruit Pulp On The Physiochemical Properties Of Parboiled And Unparboiled Dried African Breadfruit Seed (Triculia Africana)


 African breadfruit (Treculia Africana) fruits were allowed to fennentation naturally for 6- l 4days. The seeds were extracted and washed at every 2 days intervals as from 6 days of...

63 pages (10942 words) · Projects · 4 months ago

Perception Of Effectiveness Of Utilization Of Instructional Materials In Computer Studies In Secondary Schools In Umuahia North L.G.A Of Abia State


The research work critically examined perception of effectiveness ofutilization ofinstructional materials for teaching and learning of computer studies in secondary schools in Umuahia...

74 pages (16388 words) · Projects · 4 months ago

Development Of Legume Based Chocolates.


The conquest of the Mexicans by the spainards led to the development of chocolates, (Chatt,1953). When the spainards captured the palaces of Montezuma, they found enormous hoards of cocoa...

73 pages (11915 words) · Theses · 4 months ago

Assessment Of Incidence Of Enteric Pathogenic Bacteria In Eggs Of Intensive System And Free Range Birds In Some Poultry Farms In Abia State.


Assessement of incidence of enteric pathogenic bacteria present on the surface and albumen of egg of intensive and free range poultry birds selected from some poultry investigated....

95 pages (19448 words) · Theses · 4 months ago

Construction And Performance Evaluation Of A Solar Fish Dryer



This study designed, fabricated and evaluated drying performance of a solar fish dryer. Fish samples (225g each) were processed using open sun drying (CCC), fabricated solar dryer...

81 pages (28400 words) · Dissertations · 7 months ago

Modification And Optimization Of The Physicochemical Properties Of Allanblackia (Allanblackia floribunda), African Walnut (Tetracarpidium conophorum) And Fluted Pumpkin (Telfairia occidentalis) Seed Oil Blend In Bakery Shortening Production


The objective of this work was to modify the physicochemical properties of Allanblackia, African walnut and fluted pumpkin seed oil blend by chemical interesterification, for use in bakery...

246 pages (64318 words) · Dissertations · 7 months ago

Effect Of Extrusion Process Variables On Quality Attributes Of Extrudates From Blends Of Aerial Yam And Soybean Flours - A Response Surface Analysis


This study investigated the effect of extrusion process variables on quality attributes of extrudates from blends of aerial yam and soybean flours. Laboratory scale single-screw extruder...

283 pages (70792 words) · Dissertations · 7 months ago

Evaluation Of Physicochemical, Antioxidant Activity, Glycemic Indices And Sensory Properties Of Mixed Fruit Juices Produced From Monkey Kola (Cola lepidota) And Golden Apple (Spondias dulcis)


This study evaluated the physicochemical, antioxidant activity, glycemic index and glycemic load of mixed fruit juice produced from Monkey kola (Cola lepidota) and Golden apple (Spondias...

90 pages (32034 words) · Theses · 7 months ago

Effect Of Post Harvest Storage On Nutrient Content And Carotenoid Profile Of Two Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato (Ipomea batatas (l) Lam) Varieties As Influenced By Integrated Soil Nutrient Management



This research work was designed to investigate the effect of different integrated soil nutrient management methods and storage period on the nutrient content and carotenoid profile...

154 pages (34423 words) · Theses · 7 months ago

Studies On The Chemical Composition Of Some Local Spices And Their Antimicrobial Activities In Yam Pepper Soup


Chemical composition of some local spices and their antimicrobial activities in yam pepper soup stored at refrigeration temperature for 48 hours were studied. Three spices, M. myristica...

63 pages (23136 words) · Theses · 7 months ago

Comparative Assessment Of Chemical Properties Of Cocoplum (Chysobalanus icaco), African Black Pepper (Piper guineense) And Aidan Fruit (Tetrapleura tetraptera) Blends


The bioactive ingredients of three Nigerian spices: Cocoplum (Chysobalanus icaco), African black pepper (Piper guineense) and Aidan fruit (Tetrapleura tetraptera) blends were comparatively...

171 pages (44860 words) · Theses · 8 months ago

Phenotypic And Molecular Characterization Of Lactic Acid Bacteria Species Associated With Nigerian Traditional Food Product Ugba: Their Fermentation Capabilities And Biopreservative Potentials


The phenotypic and molecular characterization of lactic acid bacteria (LAB) species associated with ugba (fermented African oil bean seeds) and evaluation of their fermentation...

286 pages (74514 words) · Dissertations · 8 months ago

Production And Quality Evaluation Of Canned Ngu -A Response Surface Analysis


This study was carried out to produce and evaluate the properties of homogenized canned Ngu (African salad dressing), stabilized with two different plant based natural stabilizers (...

215 pages (43849 words) · Dissertations · 8 months ago

Development And Quality Evaluation Of Local Rice And Water Yam-Based Instant Noodles And Flakes Using A Mixture Experimental Design


This study was carried out to investigate the effect of incorporating local rice (Oryza sativa L.) flour and wateryam (Dioscorea alata) flour on wheat (Triticum aestivum) flour at different...

195 pages (44010 words) · Dissertations · 8 months ago

Extraction And Performance Evaluation Of Saccharomyces cerevisia From Palm Wine At Different Proofing Time During Bread Production


Optimization of isolation and performance evaluation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae from palm wine at different proofing time during bread production was investigated using response surface...

107 pages (26305 words) · Projects · 8 months ago

Design And Fabrication Of African Breadfruit Seed Prototype Dehuller, Machine Performance And Seed Quality Evaluation Using Response Surface Methodology


This dissertation showed the actualization of the concept of a multi-speed prototype dehuller for African breadfruit (Treculia africana) seeds. Results proved that parboiling time, holding...

354 pages (58724 words) · Dissertations · 8 months ago

Chemical Composition, Antioxidant Properties Of Moringa oleifera Plant Parts And Antihyperglycemic Effects Of The Moringa Leaf



The unascertained claims of the flower, seed, leaf, stem bark and root bark of Moringa oleifera as sources of antioxidants, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory agent, anti-diabetic,...

1 page (46118 words) · Theses · 8 months ago

Effects Of De-Bittering Treatments On The Nutrient Composition, Carotenoid Content And Profile Of Bitter Leaf (Vernonia amygdalina)


The de-bittering process is traditionally applied to Bitter leaves (Vernonia amygdalina) to enhance palatability. Effects of de-bittering process on the nutrient composition, carotenoid...

13 pages (22222 words) · Projects · 8 months ago

Quality Evaluation Of Twin Screw Extruded High Protein Snacks From The Blends Of Sorghum, Groundnut Cake And Date Palm: A Response Surface Analysis


The present study, process for preparation of high protein extruded snacks from the blends of sorghum, defatted groundnut cake and date palm, using twin screw extruder and Response...

24 pages (50068 words) · Dissertations · 9 months ago
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