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Principle of preservation and processing of cassava

Cassava is fermented to remove cyanide and produce the desirable flavors. It is then roasted to destroy enzymes and microorganisms, to drive off cyanide gas, and to dry the product. Preservation is achieved by heating during roasting. A low moisture content inhibits re-contamination by bacteria. Packaging is needed, especially in areas of high humidity, to […]
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BENEFITS OF GARRI (CASSAVA FLAKES) TO YOUR HEALTH?

  In Nigeria, Garri is the most staple food and is most commonly eaten not just in Nigeria but in most of West Africa. It is the food of the common man and it is the kind that is both locally produced and consumed in the country. Garri is a grain like food substance that […]
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Equipments Needed

The major equipment for production of Gari are: Garifier, Grater, Hydraulic press, Granulator, Cone Blender, Vibro Sifter, Hammer mill with cyclone, Packaging Machine and weighing Machine.
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PRODUCTION PROCESS

The basic processes involved in the production of Garri from cassava are: Sorting: After harvest, some roots may be damaged or rotten. These are sorted to select the wholesome roots for processing; only healthy roots (without rot or other damage) should be processed. Peeling and Washing: Freshly harvested cassava roots are covered with soil and dirt and. […]
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CASSAVA PROCESSING

GARRI PRODUCTION Cassava is a major staple crop in Nigeria, as cassava itself and its product are found in the daily meals of Nigerians. Expansion of Cassava production is attributed to the discovery of cassava as a cheap source of edible carbohydrate that could be processed into different forms of human delicacies and animal feeds. […]
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Cassa Garri at GTBank Food Exhibition

Cass Garri at GTBank’s first annual Food & Drink Fair is a 2-day food exhibition and sales event that aims to project the diverse angles of the food industry.
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IT’S TIME TO THINK CASSA

Do you remember where you were when Nigeria was knocked out of the World Cup by Denmark? That moment when the player called “Sand” dribbled Taribo West with his head and placed the ball beyond the reach of Peter Rufai? That’s one moment I’ll never forget. Another one was when it was announced that Ebola […]
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