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Non-wheat Spaghetti with Tempeh Flour Fortification
Gluten-free products are needed by people with gluten allergy such as celiac disease, autism and other metabolic syndromes. The consumption of gluten-free products rises annually and, therefore, there is potential in the development of gluten-free products likes non-wheat spaghetti. Non-wheat spaghetti is prepared from non-wheat ingredients and fortified with tempeh flour which rich in highly absorbed vegetable protein and antioxidant.
The technology provider is looking for investors to license the technology for big scale production for global market.
Technology Features, Specifications and Advantages
Non-Wheat Spaghetti is an alternative staple food based on Indonesian local farming. Pasta products made from wheat flour have springy and elastic textures which are due to the role of gluten. Therefore, the major challenges of the development of non-gluten pasta product (NGP) are ingredient formulation and processing technique such that the obtained pasta product will have a texture similar to gluten pasta product.
This formula is processed with extrusion technology produced non-wheat spaghetti with characteristic comparable to wheat made spaghetti.
Advantages of this Non-wheat spaghetti product : healthy food with rich of dietary ﬁber, contains beta-carotene , gluten free, preservatives free, artiﬁcial color free, local commodity
usage, chewy texture and not easily broken, long shelf life and ready to cook.
Market of non-wheat spaghetti product :
- Regular consumer
- Niche markets (healthy food segment)
- Gluten intolerant people
- Financial beneﬁts from product sales
- Excellent local product
- Empowering local workers
- Contribute to provide healthy food for society