Coconut Sap Sugar Technology and Processing

The Coconut Sap Sugar: Coconut sap sugar is derived not from the nut but from the toddy/sweet sap (tuba) The unopened inflorescence is thinly sliced (~6mm) Sap oozing out from the inflorescence is collected The sap is boiled, and concentrated, to form granulated sugar. Coconut sap contains 12-18% sugar, essential vitamins and amino acids and

Starting a Tinapa or Smoked Fish Business

Smoked fish or tinapa is fish cooked/preserved through smoking and is a Filipino native delicacy. It has a two-stage process: the brining part, which gives it a good salty taste and makes it moist; and the smoking part, which cooks the fish and gives it the smoky flavor. Almost any fish can be made into

Choosing a Washing Machine for Your Laundry Business

Washing machines (a.k.a washers) are the backbone of the laundry service company. In building your own laundry shop, it would be good to know what you are looking for in a washing machine. Here are some tips I’d like to share to rookie laundry shop owners: Top Load or Front Load? Top or front loading

Starting a Business in Banana Chips Processing

Banana chips are under-ripe bananas that am cut into slices, dipped in syrup solution, dried under the sun or by artificial means, fried and eaten as snack food or dessert. These can be sold both in the local and export markets. Estimated Investment Costs (Php based on 2009 prices) a. Utensils and Equipments: Slicing knifeĀ 

Starting a Business in Smoked Sausage Making

Sausage is one of the oldest forms of processed food, and is also called by names, frankfurters, frank, weenie, wienie, wiener, dog, and ted hot. A cooked sausage consists of a combination of beef and pork or all beef, which is cured, smoked, and cooked. Seasoning may include coriander, garlic, ground mustard, nutmeg, salt, sugar,

Prevention and Control of Parasites in Groupers

Aquaculture environments suitable for the growth and reproduction of fish could also harbor disease agents such as parasites. With more intensive aquaculture production comes more potential diseases. Parasites in fish could either be ectoparasites or endoparasites. Ectoparasites live on the external surfaces of the host fish, while endoparasites live in the internal organs. A wide