Friday, June 20, 2014

UAS to show-case Jackfruit Products

          The University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK Bangalore will be hosting half  a day event on June 24th to showcase some of the very promising value-added products of jackfruit developed and standardized by the University.
          The event titled ‘Research-Industry Interface Meet on Jackfruit Value Added Products’,  is aimed at drawing the attention of food processing industry to take up mass production of these novel products.
          Products like RTC (Ready-to-Cook) Tender Jackfruit, Ice-cream, Peda, Squash, Jack seed powder, RTS (Ready-to-Serve) drink, Jackfruit biscuit and Jackfruit muffin will be exhibited and also served for taste to the participating food industry representatives.
          These products are being popularized jointly by UAS, Bangalore and Department of Bio-Technology (DBT), Govt. of India through the multi-institutional project titled ‘A value chain on jackfruit and its products’.
          The meet will be held at “NORTH BLOCK CONFERENCE HALL” of GKVK, BANGALORE and will start at 10 AM. Food Industry representatives from all over the country interested in jackfruit products are welcome. No Registration Fee is charged.  The number of participants is restricted to 50 on ‘first come first serve’ basis.   
          Interested industry representatives may register before June 23rd, 2014, through phone or mail by giving their names, company name and contact details to 9901848985 (Suresha, K.B) or e-mail:


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