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Production of extruded snacks of sour cassava starch added soybean, flaxseed and quinoa

Grant number: 09/08125-1
Support Opportunities:Regular Research Grants
Duration: September 01, 2009 - August 31, 2011
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Food Science and Technology - Food Technology
Principal Investigator:Magali Leonel
Grantee:Magali Leonel
Host Institution: Centro de Raízes e Amidos Tropicais (CERAT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Botucatu. Botucatu , SP, Brazil


Incorporating nutritious and functional food ingredients in the preparation of snacks for the sour cassava starch using extrusion technology for processing is a great opportunity for the manufacturing industry of starch, as would a significant increase in the market for biscuits. Therefore, the soybean, flaxseed and quinoa to have great potential for human nutrition, can be mixed the sour cassava starch for the production of extruded snacks. This study aims to evaluate the production of sour cassava starch in snacks with nutritional and functional demands by mixing with soybean, flaxseed and quinoa, aiming at offering alternatives to increase the cassava agribusiness in Brazil. (AU)

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LEONEL, M.; GARCIA, E. L.; SANTOS, T. P. R.; FERNANDES, D. S.; MISCHAM, M. M.. Cassava derivatives in the preparation of unconventional gluten-free snacks. INTERNATIONAL FOOD RESEARCH JOURNAL, v. 26, n. 3, p. 801-809, . (09/08125-1)

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