Application of Chemistry in Development of Africa Using Local Resources: Production of Malt Drink from Millet

@inproceedings{Okonkwo2011ApplicationOC,
  title={Application of Chemistry in Development of Africa Using Local Resources: Production of Malt Drink from Millet},
  author={S. I. Okonkwo},
  year={2011}
}
The millet grains were bought in our local market, “Ose” in Onitsha, Anambra State, Nigeria. The millet grains were cleaned and sorted, steeped in water for 48 hours and allowed to germinate for five days. The roots and shoots of the germinated grains were removed after drying from a local frying pan. Coarse grits were extracted out by grinding the grains. The millet malt grit was mashed at temperature below 70 o C for 15 minutes and allowed to cool. The results showed 83% germination, p H… CONTINUE READING

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