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American Journal of Food Science and Technology. 2013, 1(3), 42-44
DOI: 10.12691/ajfst-1-3-6
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Technical Sheet of Irvingia gabonensis Seeds Preparation in Ivory Coast

A D Sahoré1, , L B Koffi2 and A M Kouamé1

1Faculty of Science and Food Technology, University Nangui-Abrogoua, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

2National Agronomic Research Center (NARC), Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Pub. Date: November 12, 2013

Cite this paper:
A D Sahoré, L B Koffi and A M Kouamé. Technical Sheet of Irvingia gabonensis Seeds Preparation in Ivory Coast. American Journal of Food Science and Technology. 2013; 1(3):42-44. doi: 10.12691/ajfst-1-3-6

Abstract

The Seed of Irvingia gabonensis is a traditional vegetable, non-timber forest product (NTFP) much consumed by some populations of the forest regions in Ivory Coast. It is rich in essential nutrients (protein, fat, etc.) and minerals (Ca, K) which are important nutritional supplements to the diet often starchy (Foutou banana, yam Foutou, Placali, Foutou cassava etc.) of these populations.

Keywords:
Irvingia gabonensis seed nutrients minerals non-timber forest products

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