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Fruits and Vegetables

Vegetarian Diet
- Typically high in fibre, low in saturated fat and
includes plenty of fruit and vegetables.
- May have beneficial effects for kidneys and nerve
function in diabetes, as well as for weight loss.
Raw
Materials
Beans
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Mushrooms
Peas
Potatoes
Spinach
Turnips
Apples
Mangoes
Rambutan
Strawberries
Pineapple
Durian
Pomelo
Process
Treatment
separating the
edible portion
Vegetables
Grading and
Blanching
Final Washing
Filling into
cans
Covering with
2% brine
solution
Exhaustion
Heat processing in
stationary retorts
Cooling and
Drying
Boiling Water
Treatment
separating the
edible portion
Fruits
Grading by
machine
Washing
Filling into
cans
Automatic
filler (addition
of sugar
syrup)
Cooling with
cold water
Exhaustion (filling
with hot syrup and
passed through)
Fruit By-products
a) Fruit Peels and Cores
- Can be used for the production of wine , vinegar or jelly
stock. For vinegar, the fruit peels are crashed and pressed to
extract the juice, which is then used and processed into vinegar.
b) Pineapples Waste
- This is composed of the trimmings from flesh, which is
pressed, filtered and treated with lime. The lime-treated juice
extracted is decolorized, concentrated and blended to make syrup
used in pineapple canning or to make vinegar.
c) Fruit Pits
- Can be used as manufacture of fixed oil, bitter-almond oil
or macaroni paste.
d) Grape Waste
- It can be used from juice factories and wineries and can be
used to produce grape juice and wine. The stems of the grapes are
ground and extracted with boiling water.
Palm
Oil
(Elais guineensis Jacq) belongs to the same
family of palms as the coconut.
Oil Palm
Palm Kernel Oil
(PKO) closely resembles coconut oil in its
composition and used in the production of
vegetable oil-based oleo-chemicals found in
soap, detergents and plastics.
Soybean
Best known for its high protein content, it is also low in saturated fat,
cholesterol free, high in dietary fiber and rich in vitamins and minerals.
Important role in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease.
Soy protein
- Easily absorbed by the body, and has only a fraction of calories and
fat and none of the cholesterol found in most animal proteins.

Soybean meal
- Economical source of protein and has competed successfully against
other protein materials like fish and animal meat.

Soy protein
- Industrial raw material for paper coatings, insulation, foam, glue
and textile sizing.
Important Phytochemicals

Red/Purple contain antho-cyanins, powerful
antioxidants that may cut your risk of heart disease and
stroke by inhibiting clot formation.

Orange Boosts eye and skin health and may decrease
the risk of certain cancer.

Orange / Yellow An antioxidant that protect cell from
damage.

Yellow / Green Contain lutein and Zeaxanthin, which
may help fight cataracts and mascular degeneration.

Green Cancer-fighting Liver enzymes.
Medicinal Values of Philippine Fruits
Avocado For rheumatism and neuralgia
Guava For diarrhea
Cacao For dry skin and dry eczema
Duhat For diarrhea, gingivitis or gum infammation
Oranges For nausea and fainting
Mango For cough
Papaya As debridement
Sampaloc For fever