Vol. 7, Issue 11 (2018)
Study on value addition and products diversification of Mallero (Elaeagnus latifolia)
Reymit Lepcha, Sujata Upadhyay, VR Muddarsu, S Manivannan and RW Bhutia
Mallero (Elaeagnus latifolia) is one of the indigenous underutilized fruit crops of the State of Sikkim. The study has been conducted at Postharvest Laboratory, Dept. of Horticulture, Sikkim University, Gangtok during 2014-2015 with an objective to standardize methods of preparation of jam as processed product of Mallero (Elaeagnus latifolia) upto commercial level. A total of four treatments with four replications were taken for the product. The standardized recipe for jam has been developed in the present study as well as multi-elements present have been determined. The prepared product is good in terms of commercial level consumer acceptability as per organoleptic test conducted. The other products produced in the present study were ketchup and pickle which are being reported in separate publication. Therefore, the present study is of considerable importance for commercialization and diversification of processed products of Mallero (Elaeagnus latifolia).
How to cite this article:
Reymit Lepcha, Sujata Upadhyay, VR Muddarsu, S Manivannan, RW Bhutia. Study on value addition and products diversification of Mallero (<em>Elaeagnus latifolia</em>). Pharma Innovation 2018;7(11):532-535.