Local tubers and beans processing innovation for micro enterprises diversification

M. Lutfi, M. B. Hermanto, A. Luqman, W. I. Sulistyaningsih, U. Prajogo

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Local commodities such as tubers and beans are abundant throughout Indonesia, but its economic value is low and still only a minor source of income for the rural areas community. The purpose of this study was to improve technological access of inferior local tubers and beans processing thus increasing the added value and facilitates the community economic revenues. The first step of this study was conducted to identify the nutrients content of local commodities correspond to the requirements of food bars production. The second stage done to seek the composition of each component i.e. sweet potato flour, cowpea flour, and mung beans flour and also konjac flour addition to reach a good food bars characteristics. The product was then evaluated in terms of product appearance, nutritional value, and acceptance by consumers. The outcome of this study was to utilize local commodities convert to product that can be adopted by the rural community. The result show that the composition of sweet potato flour, cowpea flour, and mung bean flour of 50: 20: 30 with the addition of 25 grams konjac flour was the best composition. Glucomannan of konjac flour affects to the quality of food bars especially to its strength.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012033
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 19 Feb 2019
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Green Agro-industry and Bioeconomy 2018, ICGAB 2018 - Malang, Indonesia
Duration: 18 Sept 201820 Sept 2018


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