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Presentation 17: Effect of information on consumer sensory rating of orange-fleshed sweetpotato in Kericho County, Kenya

Penina Muoki, Jacob Wambaya, Sammy Agili International Potato Centre, Kisumu-Kenya P.O BOX 1745, Kisumu  Corresponding Author P.muoki@cgiar.org   Abstract   Acceptance and preference of sensory properties is a key determinant of food choice. Four sweetpotato varieties (Vita, Kabode, Chebolol and SPK031) were subjected to consumer sensory evaluation following an on …
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Presentation 10: Consumer Knowledge and Attitude Towards Orange Flesh Sweet Potato Bread in Kenya

Cecilia Wanjuu 1*, George Abong’ 1, Tawanda Muzhingi 2, Temesgen Bocher2   1Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, University of Nairobi, P.O Box 29053-00625 Kangemi, Kenya 2International Potato Centre (CIP) Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Regional Office, Old Naivasha Road, P.O Box 25171-00603, Nairobi, Kenya  *Corresponding Author Position: MSc student E-mail: …
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CONSUMER PERCEPTIONS AND DEMAND FOR BIOFORTIFIED SWEET POTATO-BASED BISCUIT: THE CASE OF AKARABO GOLDEN POWER BISCUIT IN RWANDA

Certain varieties of sweet potato, especially orange-fleshed, are being promoted as part of the strategy to combat vitamin A deficiency in children and pregnant mothers. However, the consumption of sweet potato is more widespread in rural households where it is mainly boiled or eaten raw. The lack of value addition …
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