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Vol. 10, Special Issue 11 (2021)

Formulation and quality evaluation of millet flaked snack bar

Author(s):
S Zubeda Sohan, B Anila Kumari, Jessie Suneetha W and Biradar Gayatri
Abstract:
The energy bar was formulated with the standardized flakes of foxtail and proso millets in different proportions along with other ingredients like jaggery, liquid glucose, skimmed milk powder, cocoa powder, dates, flax seeds, sesame seeds, groundnuts and soya granules. The nutritional analysis showed results that when compare to control bar (CNB) there was decrease in moisture (21%), protein (32.04%), fat (49.02%), ash (29.08%) and energy (7.81%) in millet bar whereas increase in crude fiber (121.42%) and carbohydrates (27.73%) was observed. Stored in LDPE pouches for 45 days of storage period. The millet bar optimized had retained their 90% organoleptic properties still 45th day of storage. The serving size of millet bar was 50g and unit cost Rs.45.00 was obtained. The energy content of MNB per serving was nearly 211.67kcal. Consumer evaluation of MNB was measured based on acceptance with 60 respondents. This survey shows that 50% of the consumers had excellent satisfaction levels, 46.7% had rated for very good on satisfaction levels, 1.7% rated good and 1.7% rated for fair. These bars can be recommended to scale them up to the industrial level.
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How to cite this article:
S Zubeda Sohan, B Anila Kumari, Jessie Suneetha W and Biradar Gayatri. Formulation and quality evaluation of millet flaked snack bar. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 1937-1942.

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