African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 899

Table of Content: July 2016; 10(7)

July 2016

Centesimal composition and bioactive compounds in African mustards used as condiments in Ivory Coast

The aim of this research was to evaluate the potential of African locust bean mustard, produced with fermented Parkia biglobosa seed and Glycine max seed, as functional food, focusing on its incorporation into the diet. These mustards contained in iron and zinc are respectively 12.16±0.63 mg/100 g and 8.38±0.3 mg/100 g in African locust bean mustard, and respectively 7 87±0.45 mg/100 g and...

Author(s): Camara Fatoumata, Soro Soronikpoho, Traore Souleymane, Brou Kouakou and Dje Koffi Marcellin

July 2016

Evaluation of African giant snails (Achatina and Archachatina) obtained from markets (wild) and breeding farms

In the Greater Accra Region there is high demand in consumption of molluscs, which indicates the need for studies on the possibility of disease transmission. Snail meat is usually susceptible to microbial contamination. Shelling is difficult with possibilities of cross contamination. Slime on the meat becomes a hurdle during commercial processing.  The objective of the study was to establish the differences in the...

Author(s): Lucy Agnes Nyoagbe, Victoria Appiah, Josephine Nketsia- Tabiri, Daniel Larbi and Isaac Adjei

July 2016

Sensory evaluation of extruded quality protein maize-based supplementary foods

Maize porridge is widely consumed by children less than five years of age in Tanzania and other countries. The aim of this study was to evaluate the sensory attributes and the overall acceptability of the extruded quality protein maize-based supplementary foods for children in Tanzania. Two ready-to-use supplementary foods were produced by extrusion cooking (quality protein maize-soybeans-common beans and quality...

Author(s): Elina Maseta, Theobald C. E. Mosha, Cornelio N. Nyaruhucha, and Henry Laswai