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Tapioca macaroni-pilot plant production.

Subrahmanyan, V. and Bhatia, D. S. and Bains, G. S. and Rajasekharan, N. (1958) Tapioca macaroni-pilot plant production. Research and Industry, 3. pp. 270-275.

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A pilot plant set up at the Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore for the production of tapioca macaroni (capacity 1 ton per day) from a mixture of tapioca flour (60 parts), groundnut flour (15 parts) and wheat semolina (25 parts) is described. The steps involved in the manufacture of the product are : grinding the raw materials to different degrees of fineness, dry mixing, dough formation, extrusion, predrying, heat conditioning, steaming and curing. The plant can produce three types of products, viz. rice-shaped grains, short tubes and shells. The cost of tapioca macaroni works out to 25 nP. per pound.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: pilot plant, tapioca macaroni
Subjects: 600 Technology > 02 Engineering & allied operations
600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 23 Vegetables > 01 Cassava-Tapioca
Divisions: Food Engineering
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2012 06:49
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2012 06:49
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/2946

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