International Journal of Food Engineering and Technology


Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2017

  • Moisture Adsorption and Thermodynamic Properties of Sorghum-Based Complementary Foods

    Sengev Iorfa Abraham, Ariahu Chukwuma Charles, Abu Joseph Oneh, Gernah Dickson Iorwuese

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2017
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 13 July 2016
    Accepted: 28 November 2016
    Published: 30 December 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfet.20170101.11
    Abstract: The moisture adsorption and thermodynamic properties of sorghum-based complementary foods were investigated. Non-fermented and fermented sorghum, crayfish, Mango mesocarp and fluted pumpkin leaf powders were blended in the ratios of 91.06% non-fermented sorghum: 0.17% mango mesocarp: 8.77% fish (NFSMC), 91.06% fermented sorghum: 0.17% mango mesocar... Show More
  • Physico-Chemical, Pasting and Functional Properties of Tapioca Enriched with Tigernut Flour

    Adeoti Oluwole A., Alabi Abosede. O., Elutilo Olushola O.

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2017
    Pages: 9-16
    Received: 7 November 2016
    Accepted: 23 November 2016
    Published: 10 May 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfet.20170101.12
    Abstract: The nutrition of the people of developing countries is a major public health issue which has challenged Food Scientist to enhance the nutritional quality of preferred and staple crops such as cassava. This work was described to evaluate the effect of fermentation and germination of tiger nut flour enrichment on the nutritional compositions of Tapio... Show More
  • Simplified Heat and Mass Transfer Modeling for Anna Apples Cold Storage

    Ayman Hafez Amer Eissa, Ahmed Hassan Gomaa, Mohamed Abd Elfattah Abd El Maksoud, Ehab Abd Elazez El Saeidy, Said Fathi El Sisi

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2017
    Pages: 17-29
    Received: 20 March 2017
    Accepted: 21 April 2017
    Published: 19 May 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfet.20170101.13
    Abstract: Uniform storage conditions in cold stores are difficult to attain in practice. All storage facilities have one thing in common, the need for proper humidity control. High product and air temperatures and moistures are often observed in certain positions of a cold room leading to deterioration of food quality and safety. To reduce food losses, it is... Show More
  • Effects of Heating Temperature, Water Volume and Extraction Time on the Oil Yield from Cashew (Anarcardium Occidentale) Kernel

    Yusuf K. A., Oladipo Ajayi, Okoduwa Abraham

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2017
    Pages: 30-34
    Received: 3 June 2017
    Accepted: 28 June 2017
    Published: 25 July 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfet.20170101.14
    Abstract: Research have revealed that common edible vegetable oils except cashew kernel oil contains cholesterol which couldleads to chest pain, heart attack and bloody stood if not well managed. Despite this fact, there is no much attention on cashew kernel oil for domestic purpose. In this study, the effects of processing parameters affecting the oil yield... Show More