HomeJPAIR Multidisciplinary Research Journalvol. 10 no. 1 (2012)

Development of a Sugar Free Chewy Candy Utilizing Pili Pulp Flour and Oil

Geraldine F. De Jesus | Concepcion J. Cambaliza | Sofia V. Catabian

Discipline: Education, Science



<p style="text-align: justify;">The development of a sugar free chewy candy is formulated as an additional product of pili utilizing the pili pulp oil and flour. This is considered to be a non caloric food since no sugar was added to the product,but aspartame was used instead.A total of 20 panelists evaluated the sample using a 9 Hedonic scale method. Two trials were made, one with the addition of sugar syrup which is termed as low calorie and the other is without the addition of sugar syrup thus termed as a sugar free chewy candy. Comparative test result revealed that the former was rated as like slightly and the later as like moderately. Nutrition information was computed based on the nutritional content of the raw materials used, and the following were obtained at 50g per serving or approximately 10 pieces of the product. Calories 80, calories from fat 15, total fat 1.4g with daily value of 2%, transfat 0g, saturated fat 1g with 5% DV, cholesterol 13.6g with 5% DV, sodium 94 mg with 4%DV. The total carbohydrates is 10g, 4%DV, dietary fiber is 0, sugar 0, protein 7.5g. Others were Vitamin A 1%,Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 25% and Iron 1%.</p>