African Journal of
Food Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Food Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0794
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJFS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 978

Table of Content: October 2022; 16(10)

October 2022

Effects of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) puree on bread shelf-life

Bioactive compounds in sweet potatoes of different flesh colors possessed potential antioxidant and antimicrobial properties important for human health and food quality. The objective of this study was to determine the levels of bioactive compounds and their inhibitory effects on mold fungi in bread. Composite bread was made by replacing 10, 20, 30 and 40% wheat flour with puree from the sweet potato of different flesh...

Author(s): Laura Mkabili Mwakamu, George Ooko Abong, Michael Wandayi Okoth, Mukani Moyo, Lucy Mwaura, Derick Malavi, and Tawanda Muzhingi,

October 2022

Typology of Côte d'Ivoire dishes integrating Néré pulp (Parkia biglobosa L.) into the preparation process

The Néré (Parkia biglobosa L.) is a tree of the Mimosaceae family, typical of the semi-arid and sub-humid zones of West Africa generally found in the northern of Côte d'Ivoire. The yellow pulp on the seeds of Néré is consumed raw or used for the preparation of drinks or enters into the composition of many cereal foods. The objective of the present study was to identify the dishes...

Author(s): Gbè Aya Jacqueline KONAN, Kouadio Benal KOUASSI, Kouakou Nestor KOUASSI, Yao Denis N’DRI and N’Guessan Georges AMANI

October 2022

Optimization of fermentation and malting process of sorghum beverage and effects on nutritional quality

Sorghum is a nutritious and under-utilized cereal whose potential in development of nutritious ready-to-drink beverages remains unexplored. The objective of the study was to optimize malting and fermentation conditions to obtain a nutritionally superior new sorghum product. Four beverage formulations containing sweetened sorghum malt extracts were developed through fermentation using kombucha culture at different...

Author(s): Kiptanui Elisha Bwamu, Kunyanga Catherine Nkirote, Ngugi Eliud Kahiu and Kimani David Edgar 

October 2022

Microbial quality and visual appearance of traditional baobab fruit nectar during storage

In Senegal, traditional baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) fruit nectar (T-BFN) is the most popular drink from baobab fruit pulp and its consumption helps to fight poverty, malnutrition and generate income along the Senegalese value chain of non-timbered forest products. However, for a better competitiveness in the local market, traditional baobab fruit nectar must be microbiologically stable with an attractive visual...

Author(s): Nafissatou DIOP NDIAYE, Adjaratou BASSE DIENG, Mor DIEYE and Mady CISSE