Year : 2019 | Volume : 8 | Issue : 4 | Page : 1--6
Standardization and shelf life study of soya oats chocolate bar (Nutri Chocolush)
Sayali Ugale1, Mrunal Chavan2, Anuradha Shekhar1,
1 Dr. B.M.N. College of Home Science, 338, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Rd, Matunga, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400019, India
2 Dr. B.M.N. College of Home Science, C-303, Atharva Park, Shivai Nagar, Pokhran Road Number-1, Thane (West) 400606, Maharashtra 400019, India
A shelf life study was done to standardize an innovative, nutritious product for consumer acceptance. A healthy yet tasty recipe was developed as in today's world; people want to eat healthy and tasty. The base ingredient used in the recipe was soya chunks along with oats, dates, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, watermelon seeds, sunflower seeds, sabja seeds, rajgeera, sesame seeds, raisins, honey, cinnamon powder and dark chocolate to give variety to the product. Nutri Chocolush not only provides energy, protein, carbohydrates and fats, but also has high amount of iron, calcium, fibre and potassium. It also contains several phytochemicals belonging to the categories of alkaloids, flavonoids and palmitic, oleic and linoleic acids. Shelf life study including sensory evaluation was done by scoring test with a 7 point hedonic scale on attributes such as texture, taste, after taste, flavour, and overall acceptability. The other aspects covered in the shelf life study were packaging, labelling, budgeting and marketing.