fruits Archive

Paratungon: An underutilized fruit with great economic potential

People tend to put premium on good looks. However, some of the most hard-featured looking fruits happened to be the most appetizing, if not the tastiest. For fruits, those that look good on the outside are usually given the first bite while those that are not are often overlooked. What’s more an ugly-looking, even utterly [&hellip

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How to Make Jackfruit Candy

Candied fruits are also known as crystallized fruit. They are made by submerging fruit pieces in sugar syrup solutions of gradually increasing strength, then drying. During the soaking, sugar is absorbed by the fruit and moisture is lost from the fruit. They can be kept for several months when stored in a cool dry place, [&hellip

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Fruits and Vegetables (Extend the Shelf-life of Fruits and Vegetables)

How to Extend the Shelf-life of Fruits and Vegetables Procedure: 1. Place moist sawdust in a big basin or pail. Take care to remove sharp or pointed pieces in the sawdust that will hurt the fruits or vegetables as it is in this way that rotting caused by bacterial organisms start. 2. Place the fruits [&hellip

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How to Make Mixed Jackfruit Jam (Jackfruit-Pineapple Marmalade)

Jam is a solid gel made from the pulp of a single fruit or combination of fruits with a fruit content of at least 40% and a total sugar content of not less than 68% to prevent mould growth after opening the jar. In mixed fruit jams the first-named fruit should be at least 50% [&hellip

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Oil Palm Farming

Why Oil Palm is Easy and Profitable to Plant By: Pablito P. Pamplona, PH. D. Recently, many farmers asked me what is the best crop to plant. With my experience as a farmer and agricultural technician and consultant, my first choice is oil palm, and I suggest that small landholders with only 3 to 5 [&hellip

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How to Make Lipote Jelly, Jam and Juice

Processing of Philippine Berry into jelly jam and juice By: Dr. Edith G. Reyes , Cavite State University A protocol on processing of the Philippine berry or lipote scientifically known as Syzygium curranni (C.B. Rob.), was developed by the author at the Cavite State University and presented in a paper entitled “Acceptability of Indigenous Philippine [&hellip

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How to Make Jackfruit Beverage

Jackfruit beverage is made from fruit pulp which is mixed with water, sugar and citric acid. Use only freshly harvested ripe fruits without bruising or damage. Jackfruit Beverage Ingredients for 1 kg de-seeded jackfruit bulbs: Pectin-degrading enzyme (see instructions on the packet) Sugar 0.5 g sodium metabisulphite (optional) Procedure: 1. Cut fruit in half lengthwise. [&hellip

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How to Make Fruit Candies and Preserves

Candied fruits also known as crystallized fruit, are made by submerging fruit pieces in sugar syrup solutions of gradually increasing strength, then drying. During the soaking, sugar is absorbed by the fruit and moisture is lost from the fruit. Shelf-life: The preservation relies on the high sugar and the low moisture content. They can be kept [&hellip

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How to Make Fruit Powders

Fruit powders are made from dehydrated fruits by grinding into a powdered form. They are used in ayurvedic preparations or as an ingredient in pickles and sour foods. Shelf-life: The preservation relies on the very low moisture content of less than 15% and increased acidity. When properly packaged, they have a shelf-life of up to [&hellip

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Lipote: The munchy bunch

People say that one good thing deserves another. The lipote does better than that as the fruit comes; not just as ones or pairs, but as whole clusters. Many of us know duhat, the fruit of many childhood summers. Lipote looks similar to this tangy fruit. However, the duhat cluster has its fruits hanging more [&hellip

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