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BBC Good Food – The health benefits of sweetpotato

The health benefits of sweet potato The sweet potato is a starchy, sweet-tasting root vegetable. They have a thin, brown skin on the outside with coloured flesh inside – most commonly orange in colour, but other varieties are white, purple or yellow. You can eat sweet potatoes whole or peeled, and the leaves of the …

The SPHI 2017 Photo Contest Winners

This year, SPHI’s Photo Contest had a total submission of 79 eligible photographs. A select judging panel were tasked with coming up with 12 winners for the four categories, read more on the categories here. The people’s choice award was selected during the meeting. This is a presentation on all the successful candidates. Congratulations to …

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Food and Nutritional Evaluation Laboratory bakers’ training

By Martin Monari and Lilies Gachanja  In 2014, International Potato Center (CIP) established the The Food and Nutritional Evaluation Laboratory (FANEL) to develop shelf-storable orange-fleshed sweetpotato purée. The laboratory was set up to increase regional capacity to carry out food science and nutrition analysis. To increase regional capacity to carry out food science and nutrition analysis, …

Tanzanians challenged to invest in orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes

Tanzanians challenged to invest in orange fleshed sweet potatoes Scientists and researchers made the call when speaking at the just-concluded 8th Annual Sweet Potato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) exhibition held in Dar es Salaam. Director general for the Commission for Science and Technology (Costech) Dr Hassan Mshinda said such potatoes can be used …

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