Production of Coconut Protein Powder from Coconut Wet Processing Waste and its Characterization

@article{Naik2012ProductionOC,
  title={Production of Coconut Protein Powder from Coconut Wet Processing Waste and its Characterization},
  author={Aduja Naik and S. Raghavendra and K. Raghavarao},
  journal={Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology},
  year={2012},
  volume={167},
  pages={1290-1302}
}
  • Aduja Naik, S. Raghavendra, K. Raghavarao
  • Published 2012
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Virgin coconut oil (VCO) has been gaining popularity in recent times. During its production, byproducts such as coconut skim milk and insoluble protein are obtained which are underutilized or thrown away to the environment at present. This study deals with utilization of these byproducts to obtain a value-added product, namely, coconut protein powder. When coconut milk was subjected to centrifugation, three phases, namely, fat phase (coconut cream), aqueous phase (coconut skim milk), and solid… CONTINUE READING
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